Purchasing Administrator

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Administrator, Procurement Officers

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  • Salary:

    Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Wilson

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Can you demonstrate strong administration skills from a Manufacturing Procurement or Materials Management team? A permanent opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Administrator based in Stoke on Trent, working for a leading manufacturing company supplying the Industrial and Automotive sector. The role will be working Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm offering a competitive salary.

As Purchasing Administrator, you will be working within a small operational team managing purchase orders and the management of raw materials, daily communication with production staff and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of raw materials, analysis of vendor performance and stock taking.

It is essential that you have experience in purchasing with strong administration skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines and demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, teamed with excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with stakeholders within the business. Strong Excel skills (including formulas, pivot tables, macros) is also essential for this role.

Experience of using an MRP system / SAP is beneficial but not essential, along with experience of working within a manufacturing environment.

The role would suit: Purchasing Assistant, Materials Assistant, Materials Management Assistant, Purchasing Management Assistant, Category Manager, Procurement Assistant, Procurement Management Assistant, Purchasing Administrator, Logistics Administrator, Supply Chain Administrator, Procurement Administrator, Supply Chain Coordinator

Commutable from: Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley, Northwood, Cliffe Vale, Hartshill, Fenton, Ubberley, Newcastle under Lyme, Trentham, Keele, Barlaston, Kidsgrove, Talke, Tunstall, Burslem, Knutton, Bradwell, Hulme, Nantwich, Crewe, Leek

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.