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Purchasing Administrator, Telford

£20,000 - £22,000 | Ref: SW24452

Contract: Temp-Perm

First advertised: Wednesday, 24 Nov, 2021


Steven Wakeley

Area: Telford

Job type: Temp-Perm

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm – early finish on a Friday

Reference: SW24452

Date added to website: Wednesday, 24 Nov, 2021


Our Telford based client is looking for a Purchasing Administrator to join their friendly team. The role will be reporting into the Purchasing Manager and the main purpose of the role is to contact supplier to expedite orders and obtain improved delivery dates.

Responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Review shortage log for suppliers
  • Raising orders according to requirements
  • Sending orders to suppliers
  • Chasing order acknowledgements
  • Enter promise dates on to the database
  • Provide feedback and updates to the Purchasing and Production teams
  • Clean up purchase order system
  • Obtain proof of delivery for all orders
  • Ensure goods are booked in on the system
  • Review invoices against purchase orders
  • Checking goods will arrive on schedule

Skills and Experience

  • You must have previous office-based administration experience. Experience in a purchasing, service, aftercare, manufacturing or spare parts environment would be advantageous
  • You must be IT literate including very confident using MS Excel. Experience with Sage 50 or Sage 200 would be advantageous
  • You must have strong attention to detail and accurate data entry skills
  • You will be confident and comfortable speaking to suppliers on the telephone
  • You will be organised and comfortable in managing your workload effectively

You must be process orientated but look for potential improvements in processes

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.