Purchasing Assistant

Location: Woking, GB

Purchasing Assistant 

Fixed Term Contract 

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.


With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.


To ensure McLaren Automotive continues its desire to be “the sportscar company”, we are looking


Purpose of the role:

  • Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, this is an unique opportunity to join the McLaren Automotive purchasing team and an exclusive automotive environment which is undergoing a transformation and rapid growth in response to its critically acclaimed global products and best-in-class performance.
  • You will be responsible for the effective support of Purchasing team in daily administration tasks



Principal accountabilities:

  • SAP maintenance - materials prices updates, vendor data base, reporting
  • Invoices reconciliation
  • Database management - analysis, cleansing and consolidation
  • Commodity strategy preparation inputs
  • Supplier meetings data preparation and overall support
  • Daily purchasing activities - orders, room booking


Knowledge, skills & experience:


  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook – advanced user
  • SAP environment knowledge or other MRP will be advantage


Personal attributes


  • Excellent organisational skills, deadline adherence and exceptional attention to accuracy and detail
  • Time management – able to self-organize the work content
  • Enthusiastic and with a high level of self-motivation to overcome obstacles


We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.


At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.