Purchasing Administrator

Location
Rotherham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Closes
28 Sep 2017
Ref
00072938
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a highly successful manufacturing business in Rotherham who continue to invest heavily in their state of the art manufacturing facilities.

The main purpose of the role is to play an active role within the head office procurement team, providing exceptional customer service with a range of responsibilities that include all aspects of purchase order processing, investigation of the supply market, monitoring and replenishment of inventory items and problem solving. The candidate will also exceed customer expectations wherever possible and play a major role in ensuring customer orders are shipped on time.

Principal Accountabilities
- Purchase order processing of both direct and indirect items¸ encompassing RFQ, quote analysis, price negotiation and issuing purchase orders.
- Monitoring of inventory profiles by category and product group. Make recommendations, implement changes and strategies to inventory policies.
- Replenishment of inventoried items, raise and expedite orders (on both internal and external suppliers) for stock replenishment
- Investigation of supply market, supplier and capacity evaluation, enquiry handling and problem solving.
- Liaising with key stakeholders across all levels of the organisation as well as external suppliers, both in the UK and overseas.

It is essential you have 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) Grade C or above and the ability to use and navigate Microsoft Office applications such as word and excel. You must also have excellent communication skills and able to work to tight deadlines as well as the ability to highlight and solve problems when they arise. You must also have previous experience of working within a customer focused role.

Whilst it is not essential, it would be desirable to have a 2:1 or above in a related discipline. Knowledge of import and experience of working within a similar Purchasing focused role would also be advantageous.