Purchasing Administrator


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Sector: Metals
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: Natalie Smith
Phone: 01384 446130
Job Ref: 66217

Job details

Are you an experience administrator who has worked within a purchasing team, looking for a new challenge? Do you want to work for a company that promotes work life balance and supports its staff? If so please get in touch today! The purchasing support role is responsible for providing administrative support to the purchasing a busy department. This includes assisting with the procurement process, maintaining purchasing records, and ensuring compliance with purchasing policies and procedures.

The Role:

  • Obtain data and communicate performance against targets to team in the agreed format.
  • To include the following, Stock Availability, Stock Turns, Stock Outs, Stock Levels
  • Take steps to continually improve data provided to the team.
  • Expedite outstanding demand from suppliers
  • Input purchase orders
  • Maintain updates from suppliers on the system
  • Update KPI's spreadsheets
  • Support input into EOM pricing
  • Run outstanding purchase orders and cancel off residues
  • Update price supports request on the system
  • Update booking in sheet working with operations to maintain tonnage allowance
  • Daily values updates
  • Maintain sales order dates within BTS to accurately reflect stock availability


  • Understand basic principles of ROI and influencing factors
  • Be able to understand AGR so as to expedite orders
  • Manage the forward order process through SPR & AGR planning
  • Supplier performance analysis to be updated
  • Manage outstanding order book to ensure timely delivery
  • Answer queries from suppliers
  • Work with suppliers and freight forwarders to maintain accurate information and manage booking in slots.

Hours: 35 per week Mon - Fri 9-5

Pay: Upto £25 DOE

Length of Contract: Temp - perm 



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Natalie Smith

Associate Director – Energy

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