Purchasing Administrator / Assistant

M4 Specialists
Thatcham, UK
18 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Administrator


Negotiable Salary

Do you have experience in Purchasing or Sales Administration?

Do you want to be part of a growing, friendly team?

Do you pride yourself on excellent communication and organisational skills?

M4 specialist recruitment are delighted to be working with a successful, independent business based in Thatcham. They are seeking an outgoing, professional, career minded individual to join their Purchasing team as an Administrator, supporting the team who buy across 150 different suppliers.

Principal Duties:

* Raising Purchase Orders under the instructions of the Buyers

* Liaising with suppliers to ensure delivery dates are made to schedule

* Cross-checking delivery notes against Purchase Orders to ensure stock against orders are accurate

* Accurately setting up and maintaining the online product data file - case sizes, pricing, coding, availability of stock to sales channels - including marketing discontinuations at the end of product life

Job Requirements:

To fulfil this role they are looking for a candidate that has very good attention to detail, knowledge of the Sage operating system or similar and experience in dealing with external agencies or suppliers to maintain good working relationships.

This role needs a candidate who has very good communication skills both for internal and external customers and suppliers. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability as a self-starter for independent working but also how they have contributed to teams.

Hours & Additional Information:

Hours are flexible. Our client believe this role needs circa 25 hours a week - ideally split over 5 days to maintain consistency of contact across the team.

Free parking on site.


* Sales or Purchasing Administration: 2 years (Required)

* GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)

For more information please contact M4 specialist recruitment. M4 Specialist are an employment business and operates as an equal opportunities employer. Authority to issue an advertisement in respect of the above mentioned position has been obtained from the hirer concerned.

JOB TITLE: Purchasing Administrator / Assistant

SECTOR: Commercial

LOCATION: Thatcham

SALARY: Negotiable

JOB TYPE: Permanent, Part-Time

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