Purchasing Administrator Job in Christchurch

Dovetail Recruitment are pleased to be working with a company which has a worldwide reputation for excellence located in Christchurch. They are looking for a new Purchasing Administrator to join their team, this role has superb long-term career prospects and the chance to be part of excellent company growth.

As a Purchasing Administrator your responsibility to support our purchasing function in meeting the company’s day-to-day purchase requirements. This will involve helping to source materials, obtaining quotations from preferred suppliers, and raising purchase orders. As well as, carrying out some general administration duties.

This role would suit a strong administrator with good communication skills and the ability to create strong relationships with both internal colleagues and external suppliers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Buyer to research suppliers and obtain quotations.
  • Helping to establish when/where materials are required for delivery, in order to meet programmes and project deadlines.
  • Carrying out supplier assessments for new suppliers, including credit check; QA accreditations; CE marking compliance; H&S policy; environmental; ethical trading, etc.
  • Setting up new suppliers on our ERP system.
  • Preparing and processing purchase orders.
  • Reviewing and processing purchase order acknowledgements, or supplier drawing/spec. approvals.
  • Expediting purchase orders to achieve complete and on-time delivery.
  • Purchase order administration.
  • Carrying out some other general administration, as required.

Key Skills

  • Excellent communicator.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent and beneficial long-term relationships.
  • Previous experience working with an ERP / MRP system would be an advantage.

Salary and Benefits:

  • £20,000 – £24,000 per annum
  • 20 days holiday a year, plus 8 public holidays
  • Working hours 8:15am – 5pm
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

This Purchasing Administrator Job in Christchurch would suit candidates with an administration background, or a graduate who has a desire to begin a career in purchasing and enjoys a busy work environment.

If you are interested in this Purchasing Administrator job in Christchurch, please click on ‘Apply Now’.

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