Purchasing Administrator/Team Leader

Room At The Top Recruitment
04 Apr 2019
18 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Administrator / Purchasing Team Leader

Our professional client based near Ware is recruiting a new member of staff for their purchasing team. The position could either be a Purchasing Administrator or a Purchasing Team Leader depending on skills and experience. The role will report to the Operations Manager and applicants must have proven purchasing experience.

The position is a full-time role working from 8am - 5pm (Monday - Friday) and offers a salary in the range of £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience. Although this position is a permanent role, our client would also consider temporary to permanent depending on the candidates availability.

This role involves working within the procurement team and assisting with the purchasing of goods and services for resale in response to demand/special requests, maintaining sufficient stock for our customer’s needs. This will also include the purchasing of non-stock items for in-house use and overseeing artwork for production

  • Maintain suitable stock levels to cover customer demands
  • Improve buying prices
  • Manage subcontractors



  • Stock Control
  • Negotiation
  • Supplier Price Updates
  • Update Chase report
  • Resolve supplier invoices queries
  • Use of Orderwise system

Production Control

  • Artworks
  • Set up production worksheets
  • Artwork sign off


  • Subcontractor Management

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Procurement/Purchasing experience essential
  • Experienced in stock control
  • Excellent negotiation skills and ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and experienced in using internal systems/databases

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