Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing · Bicester, Oxfordshire
Department Purchasing
Employment Type Full-Time

Evolito was spun out of YASA Limited to exclusively industrialise the next-generation electric motor technology and IP for the rapidly-growing aerospace market.

By accelerating the adoption of electric propulsion, we will help revolutionise personal mobility and transform our towns and cities with clean, noise-free electric air transportation.

As part of our current high-growth phase, we are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join the team to support the Purchasing Team with their day-to-day duties, including creating purchase orders, maintaining vendors, and regular liaison with suppliers, stores and internal teams.

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the smooth running of the Purchasing Team
  • Creation of Purchase Orders
  • Supporting the purchase of indirect goods such as equipment and office supplies
  • Supporting the management of prototype components (supply chain)
  • Issuing RFIs (Request for Information) to potential new production suppliers
  • Maintaining vendors on the system, including creating new vendors, sending NDAs and keeping documents up to date
  • Following up on orders and delivery dates on a regular basis
  • Dealing with accounts queries on supplier invoices
  • Providing exceptional customer service to key internal and external departments
  • Additional purchasing related reporting and administration as required.

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous proven experience within a similar role, ideally within a manufacturing environment.
  • GCSE or equivalent education passes in Maths and English
  • Accurate and efficient data entry skills
  • Strong IT skills including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure within a fast-paced environment with a high number of SKUs
  • Highly organised and with good attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload
  • Adaptable and open to change
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to work effectively within a small team as well as under own initiative
  • A flexible approach to work.



  • Experience using ERP systems.

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    Bicester, Oxfordshire
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