Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Llay Wrexham has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Purchasing Assistant.

  • Temporary 3 month contract
  • 39 hours per week
  • Job location: Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

3 month temporary position based on site in the Wrexham office to support the Direct and Indirect Procurement team primarily focused on resolving problematic invoice queries, working closely with both suppliers and Accounts Payable and reporting root causes to the team for action with additional admin tasks when identified. A great opportunity for a someone looking to gain experience in procurement.

Perks and Benefits

  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Business performance related bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Perkbox - includes monthly treats and discounts from selected restaurants, cinemas, shops etc
  • Long Service Awards
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

  • Liaising with suppliers and other departments by email and phone
  • Reviewing weekly Parked Invoice list and generating a KPI to demonstrate progress
  • Working closely with Procurement team to resolve priority payment queries
  • Develop and maintain a RCCA register
  • Support order book amendments
  • General admin tasks as and when identified
  • Raising purchase orders

Position Requirements


  • SAP experience is advantageous but not essential

Key Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Motivation
  • Problem Solving

Other skills/Abilities

Skills, Abilities and Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • High attention to detail with the ability to work in a fast paced environment whilst prioritising workloads
  • Good relationship building skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office application, Outlook, Excel and word

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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