Purchasing Administrator

Jobshop UK Limited
13 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to work in a creative and friendly environment and work in a Company that is one of the UK's premier manufacturers and suppliers?

Our client has an immediate need for someone who will be the primary support for the purchasing coordinators assisting them in managing the buying in of goods and services that offer the best price, quality and delivery for the company and customer.

Role and Responsibilities

  1. Preparing and managing Request for Quotes
  2. Preparing and managing Sample Requests
  3. Attending and minuting supplier meetings
  4. Management and maintenance of supplier database (WIP)
  5. Assisting with preparing and issuing purchase orders and carton markings in a timely manner to suppliers
  6. Ownership of Purchase department sample inventory: receipt, log, manage and put away
  7. Manage content sample inventory and master record - Issuing and allocating samples internally.
  8. Assisting with the review and tracking of supplier Critical Paths to ensure on time deliveries
  9. Assist with customer design specs
  10. Pre-Production Report checking
  11. Raising Sales Orders for sample dispatch
  12. Liaising with internal departments to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient & timely manner
  13. Liaising with suppliers when required to assist Purchase Coordinators
  14. Proactively communicating any delays internally at the earliest opportunities
  15. Documentation of developing departmental processes
  16. Commercial Invoice reconciliation
  17. General office duties

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Essential Skills

  1. Positive & proactive attitude
  2. Outstanding organisation skills
  3. The ability to meet tight deadlines and succeed with the completion of tasks when under pressure
  4. Resourceful and ability to multi-task
  5. Confident and effective communicator
  6. Excellent numeracy level with good attention to detail
  7. Innovative approach to problem solving to make things happen
  8. Good Analytical skills
  9. Good MS Office skills
  10. Experience in a busy office environment

Preferred Skills

  1. Previous experience with ERP system would be advantageous
  2. Sage 50 experience
  3. Advanced excel skills

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