Purchasing Administrator

  • Location:

    Loughborough, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Office Services

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  • Salary:

    £16500.00 - £17000.00 per annum + pension, holiday

  • Contact:

    Katie Kitson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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My client is a blue chip international business with a local office in Leicestershire and Search are currently recruiting for a purchasing administrator on a permanent basis to join their busy and successful team.
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager the key objectives are to:
* Undertake general administrative and clerical duties
* Provide an efficient and professional first point of contact for telephone calls and queries
* Provide support to managers and other employees by assisting in daily office requirements
* Liaise with site staff and suppliers in a confident manner
Key Responsibilities include:
* Answer and direct phone calls in a professional manner
* Undertake general administrative duties e.g. filing, typing, emails as directed by your Manager and other managers and employees
* Raising purchase orders from information provided and filing information accurately.
* Liaise with site managers and suppliers with reference to orders, hires and off hires.
* Negotiate prices with suppliers.
* Liaise with accounts and suppliers regarding any invoice queries.

As per Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Employee's must also adhere to the company's Health and Safety policy

Skills & Abilities Required (Essential):
* 2 years + experience working in a busy office environment
* Ability to plan and organise workload & re-prioritise as required
* Good communication skills & good telephone manner
* Successful working as part of a team and independently
* Proactive approach to role
* Proven ability to multi-task
* Understanding of Microsoft packages i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word.
* Once in position candidate to receive training in line with Health & Safety Law

This position is offered on a permanent, full time basis and the starting salary is £17,000. You will also receive a company pension and increasing holiday entitlement

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.