Purchasing Administrator

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    Purchasing Administrator SALARY: £17,000 - £19,000

    Perm FT
    REF: Purchasing Administrator

    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

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

    Qualifications and Education Requirements

    Essential Skills

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

    Preferred Skills

    Previous experience with ERP system would be advantageous
    Sage 50 experience
    Advanced excel skills

    Additional info

    • LOCATION: Poole, Dorset
    • CONSULTANT: Tracey Wood
    • TYPE OF WORK: Buying