Purchasing Administrator - 12 Month FTC

  • Location

    Evesham, Worcestershire

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Buying professional to join a busy organisation as a Purchasing Administrator on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.


Role Responsibilities of the Purchasing Administrator;

Assist in data updates on the system

Responsible for maintaining stock levels and for placing orders for all products

Ensure stock levels are maintained and orders placed for the products required on a daily basis

Work with stock control to investigate stock discrepancies

Monitor outstanding orders and inter-branch transfers and amend where necessary

Double check all core line products as defined to ensure no shortages on these lines.

Communicate any issues that may affect production

Report product shortages to those required on a daily basis and reduce the level of shortages

Ensure waste is kept to the minimum, aiming to reduce at all times

To check and pass all the credit notes received to accounts.

To look after manual purchase order system.

Order and maintain stock levels on PPE

Run weekly and monthly purchasing reports

Consolidation of supplier data prior to meetings for Purchasing Director

Assist on new projects and support as necessary

Maintain records in an organized system for all contracts as required.

Ad hoc tasks and reasonable requests as and when required


Personal Specification of the Purchasing Administrator;

Degree Qualified or equivalent.

Proven Purchasing experience.

Strong communication skills.

Excellent IT skills including Excel.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure.

Strong problem-solving skills.


This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Buyer, Junior Buyer, Purchasing Controller, Procurement Administrator.