At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.
With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.
Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.
The Centre for Process Innovation has a short term opportunity (initially 3 months) available for an individual to provide support to the Procurement Team to ensure an effective service is maintained. The team are responsible for purchasing a wide range of goods, works and services across the organisation in an efficient and timely manner, in a way which maximises value for money and ensures compliance with public procurement regulations. Duties of the role include:
The successful candidate should be educated to at least GCSE level (or equivalent) in English and Maths, and possess a good working knowledge of IT systems (such as Microsoft Word, Excel). Candidates must be good team players and be ready to work on a range of diverse tasks, supporting different areas of the business. The ability to prioritise and organise work efficiently is also essential.
You will be working in a fast paced environment alongside supportive team members, therefore we expect the successful candidate to enjoy working with others and be able to collaborate effectively both with the team and more broadly across CPI.
At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.
Please note we do not accept CV’s. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) to fill in the form.