Purchasing Administrator

COS Recruitment
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to expansion at a successful, family owned business in Congleton, an opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Administrator on a temporary to permanent contract.


- Answering incoming calls and emails from suppliers and dealing with enquiries and queries
- Email suppliers to confirm order agreements, ensuring protocol is followed for all sales/purchasing orders
- Processing orders on to SAP
- Maintaining information on Excel spreadsheets
- Liaise with the Purchase Manager regarding volume and prices of stock
- Deal with any supplier queries in a polite, professional and efficient manner
- Dealing with Manufacturers in China, USA, India and Europe
- Building strong rapport with internal and external teams to ensure the smooth running of the business


- Previous purchasing experience is desirable
- Attention to detail is paramount
- Self-starter, pro-active, able to use own initiative and multi-task
- Must be a hard worker and team player
- Excellent customer service skills
- Knowledge of SAP is desirable but not essential as training will be provided
- Flexible and adaptable outlook, willing to assist other teams within the business when required


- Beautiful offices – exposed brickwork and beams, modern interior
- Free Parking
- Family owned business with great, supportive team spirit
- Occasional pizza Friday/breakfast run

Due to the high level of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to individual submissions. Therefore if you have not received a response within 48 hours you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application this time

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