Purchasing Associate at Fluidic Analytics
Cambridge, GB

Reporting to the Head of Operations you will be a motivated and hands-on Purchasing Associate who enjoys a fast-paced role where your contribution is valued. As part of the Global Supply Chain team, you will be responsible for supporting colleagues in Finance, R&D, Production and Sales with a timely and cost-effective procurement function.



  • Collate purchase requests from the business and ensure orders are placed with suppliers in a timely manner
  • Source high-quality items, ensuring multiple quotations are obtained for high value items and presented to management for final approval
  • Track status of orders and actively follow-up with suppliers and key stakeholders to ensure orders are received on time and in full
  • Ensure stock discrepancies and damaged goods issues are promptly resolved with suppliers
  • Ensure a full audit trail in the ERP system from purchase to receipt of goods, ensuring relevant documents are attached such as supplier quotes and delivery notes and related administrative tasks are completed
  • Updates stock items master data following approval workflows, ensuring accuracy
  • Effectively negotiates with existing or new suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective pricing without compromising on quality requirements
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues across the business; develop strong relationships with Production, Engineering, Supply and Facilities to support daily purchasing activities
  • Actively follow, update and improve SOPs and processes relating to the quality and reliability of the service


You’ve got this covered:

  • 1 to 3 years’ experience encompassing the areas of responsibility detailed above
  • Confident negotiator
  • Pro-active approach demonstrating accurate and efficient administration skill
  • Hands-on, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in NetSuite would be beneficial.


What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 24 days holiday
  • Share Options Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Company Pension
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Cycle to work/ Tech scheme’s
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free fruit and as much tea and coffee as you can drink
  • Inclusive team environment where your contribution will truly make a difference