Purchasing Assistant

ANGLE is a world leading liquid biopsy company with sample-to-answer solutions. ANGLE’s proven patent protected circulating tumor cell (CTC) harvesting technology is known as the Parsortix® system.   ANGLE’s Parsortix® system is FDA cleared for its intended use in metastatic breast cancer and is currently the first and only FDA cleared medical device to harvest intact circulating cancer cells from blood.

Join our Team:

This is an exciting time at ANGLE and our Logistics and Operations team in Guildford are looking for a Purchasing Assistant. This important position, will undertake work that requires you to support the procurement activities within ANGLE Plc across multiple sites.

At ANGLE, we foster a dynamic, entrepreneurial approach to translating leading edge translational research into clinical diagnostics. We offer the potential for significant corporate growth and career development. We promote a culture of collaboration and shared excellence while encouraging an open and honest exchange of ideas.

We are always in search of potential employees who share our vision and want to make a difference today. In your submission, please describe your background and what you can bring to our team along with attaching your resume.

Principal Accountabilities:

Requisition Management

Receive and review Purchase Requisitions from requestors, ensure requisitions are compliant and approved. Manage non-compliance incidents directly with the requestors. Ensure PO Log is updated to record new requirements.

Purchase Order Management

Raise and consolidate Purchase Orders from approved requisitions. Liaise with suppliers to process Purchase Orders and progress confirmation information. Managing credit card purchasing activity for agreed areas where use of the credit card is a permitted procurement route. Act a single point of contact with suppliers. Maintain daily reviews of the PO Log to monitor status of all Purchase Orders, delivery delays, action of product shortages, delivery timings, discrepancies, and missing documentation. Liaise with requesters and inventory management team to ensure that they are aware of all actions.

Purchase Order Receipting

Work with requesters to ensure that receipting information for all orders (goods and services) is complete and that the PO Log is updated accordingly.

Act as key contact with the Accounts Payable team on any invoice variances to Purchase Orders and provide appropriate support to address any issues.

Data Management

Maintaining accurate Supplier Records and material information (lead time, safety stock, MOQ etc) on the master data file.

Maintain relevant information on the PR and PO templates and PO log and update as required.


Participating in ERP upgrade projects.

Undertake additional ad-hoc tasks as required.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Attributes:

  • Experience in a purchasing role within a similar industry.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of server/web/cloud-based ERP system.
  • An eye for detail and commitment to high quality data.
  • A flexible, can-do approach to the requirements of the job.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment.
  • An eye for detail and commitment to high quality data.
  • Continuous learner with a keen appetite for cross-disciplinary work.
  • A flexible, can-do approach to the requirements of the job.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and work ethic.

As a member of our highly skilled and fast-growing team you will receive opportunities for development and a competitive benefits package.

Please let us know if you require disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process so that we can work with you to meet your needs.

Furthermore, please be advised that if you submit an application to us for this position, your application and personal details will be processed in accordance with our Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates.

Important notice to Employment Businesses/ Agencies:

ANGLE does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact our ANGLE recruitment team to obtain prior written authorisation before referring any candidates. In the absence of such written authorisation being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of ANGLE. ANGLE shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.


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