Purchasing Administrator

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Purchasing Administrator will work a 6 month contract providing support in Purchasing and Supply Chain to provide high quality customer service and product delivery needs to customers.

Client Details

Our client works closely with customer-focused service providers to develop and provide solutions that improve the ways they interact with the public. With a warehouse and head office in Tonbridge, Kent they design and manufacture all products here in the UK, supplying directly to customers.


The Purchasing Administrator will work with the Product Supply Team and be responsible for:

  • Ensuring minimum stock levels on stock items are maintained

  • Ordering based on sales order requirement and forecast information
  • Agreeing delivery dates on purchase orders and liaising with suppliers to ensure deliveries met
  • Facilitating deliveries from the warehouse to meet customer required dates
  • Reviewing purchasing trends and monitoring cost prices
  • Liaising with suppliers to source purchasing requirements of the business
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with suppliers to ensure a good balance of pricing, quality and lead times
  • Liaising with warehouse, sales and service delivery to ensure effective order fulfilment to customer expectations


The successful Purchasing Administrator will be able to demonstrate:

  • An understanding of a Purchasing environment

  • Strong IT skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel

  • ERP system knowledge

  • High attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills

Job Offer

Competitive package

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