The Purchasing Administrator will work a 6 month contract providing support in Purchasing and Supply Chain to provide high quality customer service and product delivery needs to customers.
Our client works closely with customer-focused service providers to develop and provide solutions that improve the ways they interact with the public. With a warehouse and head office in Tonbridge, Kent they design and manufacture all products here in the UK, supplying directly to customers.
The Purchasing Administrator will work with the Product Supply Team and be responsible for:Ensuring minimum stock levels on stock items are maintained
Ordering based on sales order requirement and forecast informationAgreeing delivery dates on purchase orders and liaising with suppliers to ensure deliveries metFacilitating deliveries from the warehouse to meet customer required datesReviewing purchasing trends and monitoring cost pricesLiaising with suppliers to source purchasing requirements of the businessBuilding and maintaining good relationships with suppliers to ensure a good balance of pricing, quality and lead timesLiaising with warehouse, sales and service delivery to ensure effective order fulfilment to customer expectations
The successful Purchasing Administrator will be able to demonstrate:
An understanding of a Purchasing environment
Strong IT skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel
ERP system knowledge
High attention to detail
Strong communication skills