Purchasing Administrator

£25,000 - £25,000

Job Description

Our client are currently seeking a Purchasing Administrator to join their friendly team in Leicester. You will report in to the Purchasing Manager, ensuring products required are purchased via approved suppliers in a timely fashion.

£25,000 depending on experience.
Monday to Friday, office hours.
4:30pm finish on Fridays.
Private pension.
Christmas bonus scheme.

Purchasing Administrator – The Role:
  • Forecast product demand based on customer order histories and to take into consideration any supplier lead times
  • To source suitable alternatives where necessary and to assist Sales Department in offering in stock options
  • To be pro-active in analysis of stock movement and to action a contingency plan for delayed lines where necessary.
  • Maintain and review stocking levels of key lines regularly to ensure steady and consistent supply to customers.
  • To assist with booking in of stock when required
  • To liaise with Goods-In on a daily basis regarding delivery issues
  • Coordinate deliveries in conjunction with the Transport & Logistics Manager and to ensure they achieve backfill targets and reduce delivery costs
  • Communicate with suppliers where non-conforming products have been identified
  • To complete issue forms and collate information in order to have regular supplier reviews
  • Management of back orders on a daily basis and the communication to internal sales
  • To work to and report KPI’s relating to stock holding, min / max stock levels and stock waste reduction
  • One off price negotiations for new products from existing suppliers
Purchasing Administrator - The Candidate:
  • Experience in a similar purchasing role
  • Sage 200 experience is preferred
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Intermediate standard of computing and IT skills
  • Organisation skills, ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Attention to detail and problem solving