St. Albans

Temporary Buying Admin Assistant

Major Recruitment are looking for a temporary Buying Admin Assistant to join a Tech company based in St Albans.

Job Overview:

As a Buying Admin Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting procurement activities by assisting with purchasing processes, maintaining accurate records, and ensuring timely delivery of goods. You will work closely with the procurement team, suppliers, and internal stakeholders to facilitate efficient purchasing operations and contribute to the overall success of our procurement function.


  1. Purchase Order Processing:
  • Generate purchase orders accurately and promptly based on requisitions and purchase requests
  • Ensure all purchase orders are reviewed for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers to confirm order details, negotiate pricing, and coordinate delivery schedules.
  1. Supplier Management:
  • Maintain supplier information and records, including contact details, pricing agreements, and contractual terms.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with suppliers to ensure timely and reliable delivery of goods and services
  • Monitor supplier performance and address any issues or discrepancies in a timely manner.
  1. Inventory Management:
    • Assist in monitoring inventory levels and stock availability to support purchasing decisions.
    • Coordinate with warehouse and inventory control teams to ensure accurate stock counts and minimize stockouts or excess inventory
  1. Admin Support:
    • Provide administrative support to the procurement team, such as organizing meetings, preparing documents, and responding to inquiries.
    • Assist in vendor qualification and onboarding processes, including obtaining necessary documentation and conducting due diligence checks.

Pay Rate – £13ph

Hours – 40 hours a week

‘Major Recruitment act as an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary opportunities’.



Major Recruitment Watford are looking for a Buyer to join an innovative, multi-national technology company based in St Albans.

As a Buyer you will:

  • Be responsible for managing the procurement for all projects with the business. Being able to demonstrating systems & products for large scale production.
  • To develop internal processes and external suppliers to impact business profitability.
  • Manage the supply of materials into the business & identify supply chain risks.
  • Lead on the purchasing of company products & liaise with teams on cost analysis of products.
  • Expediting material purchasing relevant to project & production schedules.
  • Manage new & existing supplier relationships, managing negotiations and performances of suppliers.
  • Analysing inventory & controlling stock levels.
  • Continuing to develop the ERP system.
  • Make sure materials are delivered accurately & on time.

As a Buyer you will need the following skills:

  • Have previous experience within a Buyer role or similar.
  • Have a technical background & can read engineering drawings.
  • Understand & have experience in ERP & MRP systems.
  • Ability to take ownership.
  • Understand the procurement process and the data to analyse performance.


  • Salary – £40,000 – £45,000 per annum depending on experience.
  • 20 days holiday, increasing with service.
  • Day off on your birthday.
  • Free lunches on a Friday
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • EAP system

‘Major Recruitment act as an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary opportunities’.