Administrator, Purchasing

  • Location

    Cullompton

  • Sector:

    Administration

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000 - £19000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01392 423 301

  • Job ref:

    SL-6

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-19

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-06

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

Administrator to the Purchasing Team

If you are a strong administrator with excellent database and organisational skills, able to liaise with multiple departments and talk to people generally, then we have a lovely role available for you now.  Your role will be to fully support the buyers and supply planners within this busy distribution business.  

Responsibilities:

  • To be the point of contact for enquiries raised by key departments in relation to product queries, descriptions and product availability including due dates.
  • To regularly update and maintain product delivery dates to ensure key departments have the information they need about stock availability when liaising with customers.
  • Analysing purchasing data to identify overdue orders.
  • Contacting suppliers for relevant information/reports relating to product due dates.
  • Using supplier data, supplier websites and internal communications, to accurately maintain or change product information when required and within set timescales.
  • Build and maintain good relations with the warehouse team and suppliers, liaise on delivery discrepancies, stock enquiries and quality issues to ensure a positive outcome for the Company.
  • Help the Purchasing Team process and transmit purchase orders whilst monitoring supplier and competitor inventory levels.
Experience Required: 
  • Experience of multitasking and working independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong numeracy and accuracy skills with excellent attention to detail and strong Excel skills.
  • Excellent organisational, administrative and prioritisation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts over the phone and face to face.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels.
Working Hours: 40 hour week – 8.30-5 Mon-Fri
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