• Procurement Assistant

Description of the role

As Procurement Assistant you will work closely to support the Planning & Procurement Lead, as well as the wider operations team. You will be responsible for placing purchase orders with both product and packaging suppliers, monitoring the progress of these purchase orders and ensuring timely and accurate delivery. Additionally, you will be expected to communicate back to the wider team on progress of orders and document supplier performance.

As part of the role, you will be researching and exploring new opportunities with suppliers of current and future product and packaging lines. You will be responsible for bringing this research to the wider team, onboarding and managing suppliers where necessary. You will be expected to develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers.

A key part of this role will also require you to be flexible in order to support various projects and opportunities that arise, outside of the day to day operations. Key responsibilities also include:

  • Explore opportunities to grow our supplier network of food supplements, bars and snacks – including white label suppliers – worldwide
  • Liaise with current suppliers on orders, ensuring timely and accurate delivery
  • Coordinate with other departments such as Marketing and Customer Service to keep them updated on product timelines
  • Research and analyse options for forecasting tools that can support Planning & Procurement Team
  • Regular consumption reporting on stock levels, identifying any problem areas or trends to Planning & Procurement Team
  • Regular monitoring of supplier performance
  • Assist with management and upkeep of BOSS (internal stock management system)
  •  Support day to day tasks as well as the delivery of various projects with the Operations Team

Who are we looking for? 

We believe in people. We believe in great skills, attitude and supporting you. If you’re aligned with our values, believe in our vision and are excited about the opportunity, then we’d really love to learn more about you (even if you don’t tick all the boxes) apply anyway!

For this specific role, we need someone who is an excellent communicator, a self-starter and someone who can work as a valuable part of a team. We will also need you to have the following skills and attributes:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Great time management skills, with the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills, including Word and Excel
  • Great research and analytical skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a wider team

Please note that for this role, you could either be based in our Glasgow office or work from home. Whilst the majority of the work can be carried out online and therefore remotely, there will be a requirement for in-office collaboration from time to time.

Salary : £22,000

We value and embrace difference, and so we are of course an equal opportunity employer. We will not unlawfully discriminate on grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability or age, pregnancy or trade union membership.

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Brands That Inspire Change.

Who are Wolfson Brands? 

Over the last 17 years, Wolfson Brands has developed an award-winning catalogue of globally recognised industry-leading fitness, health and wellbeing brands. From in-house branding to marketing through our very own Affiliate Network (FanFuel), we challenge the industry norm with unparalleled innovation bound with creativity. 

We are innovators in brand, marketing, product and culture. Creating inspiration, we never stop exploring the possible and see evolution as a key part of the journey to unlocking happiness. We do this together, we are a community, we practise humility, we strive to help ourselves and others Live Life Better. We push to be the difference. We are Wolfson. 

It’s been an incredible adventure. We’re excited for what comes next. 

What can you expect from us?  Aside from the recognition, reward and incentives we provide for our team, there’s so much more to life with Wolfson. 

Working with us, your voice will be heard, you’ll grow, learn and be encouraged to challenge boundaries. We’ll make a positive commitment to your positive wellbeing and health, and you’ll work with a solid team who will motivate you, both personally and professionally. You’ll become part of a company that’s growing globally, and inspiring all of us to live life better! 

Our Values – this is our culture. 

HAPPINESS

We strive to enjoy every day, to provide that 🙂 to customers, peers, family & are on that constant pursuit of happiness

COMMUNITY 

We Give Back in any way we can, from the communities we operate in to ones we create – our team, our affiliates & customers

INSPIRE

We lead by example, we are pioneers, we are passionate, we are innovators. We Inspire change

HUMILITY

We are in this together. We care. We show gratitude, we have empathy for others and are respectful at all times

EXPLORE

We are inquisitive. We travel into the unknown. We believe anything is possible, be bold, have faith.

EVOLVE

We never stand still. Always moving, always learning and always leading the way

Benefits & Perks 

As you’d imagine, we offer all the usual perks of working with a global industry leader: individual recognition schemes, generous allowances for time off, private healthcare cover, permanent flexibility of hours and working location to name but a few. 

Personal benefits and perks include:

  • Generous family leave packages – family first, always.
  • Private Healthcare & Dental Cover 
  • 4 x Salary Life Assurance
  • Pension 
  • 33 Days Annual Leave Allowance
  • Flexible hours & Environment – Honesty over Hours. Life over Location
  • Tailored bonus plan
  • Personal development plan
  • A wellbeing programme focused on Mind, Body, Finance and Social
  • Perk boxes with the latest products and merchandise, on arrival with us and quarterly
  • The ability to give something back, with a week each year for working in the Community 
  • Friends and family discount on all Wolfson web stores and brands 
  • Recognition when we achieve great things 

Our Promise to You

Being part of the pack

Benefits and Perks

The Givens
  • Wolfson Welcome Pack full of Products & Merch

  • Pension

  • Personal Development Plan

  • Tailored Bonus Plan

  • Recognition for peers when we achieve great things

The Benefits
  • Wellbeing Programme – 4 Pillars – Mind, Body, Financial & Social

  • Private Healthcare & Dental Cover

  • Giving back to the Community – 1 week per year working in the community

  • Flexible hours & Environment – Honesty over Hours. Life over Location

  • Generous Family leave packages – family first, always

  • Quarterly Perk boxes with the latest products & merch

  • Friends & Family 50% discount on all Wolfson web stores