Purchasing Administrator

Job Reference
Salary Description
Hourly rate is dependant on experience
Contract Type
Temp to Perm

Accept Recruitment are looking for a talented Purchasing Administrator for a well-established, UK based manufacturer of quality cleaning and hygiene products (LE3 postcode).

This position is on a temporary to permanent basis for the right person and upon successfully completing 12 weeks, you will be transferred onto the company contract.

The hours are Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm with an hourly rate of up to £12.08ph dependant on experience/background. This will be reviewed after being taken onto the permanent contract.

As the Purchasing Administrator, you will assiting the Purchasing & Inventory departments to maintain the required levels and controlled flow of stock via inbound & outbound.

Main responsibiites of the Purchasing Administrator:

  • Raise, process and supply purchase orders to supplliers
  • Book received stock onto system and forward delivery notes for reconciliation
  • Contact suppliers to confirm orders/delivery dates and ensuring these are booked in with the required departments
  • Challenge overdue deliveries/delays/issues and escalate any concerns to the relevant Line Manager/teams
  • Assist with resolving supplier issues including incorrect deliveries, product or quality issues via company procedures.
  • Support and handle customer complaints 
  • Liaise with all departments regarding any purchasing/inventory related issues
  • Maintain appropriate levels of require consumables sucj as pallet wrapping & stationery
  • General administration duties including updating the ERP system/filing system

Experience required for the position:

  • You will have worked in a manufacturing, warehouse, logistics environment
  • Have previous experience in a similar position
  • Possess some knowledge of stock control/inventory operations
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft package) with the ability to be a quick learner on systems
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)

If you are looking for a secure position in a friendly working environment, have the right background and can get to the location, please apply now with your updated CV & contact details.


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