Purchasing Administrator

Job Ref: 155143
Sector: Administrators
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 04 May 2018
  • Winnersh, Berkshire, England
  • £21,000 - £190,000 per Annum
  • Tate
  • 01189 586040

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Purchasing AdministratorRole and responsibilities

  • Act as a key internal contact for the company. Being main contact for all day to day communication and responsibility to oversee the timely correct delivery of all bespoke orders
  • Maintaining and follow up on production related issues understanding and managing the impact on time lines both internally and with the customer
  • Following orders through from placement to delivery, monitoring through the database · Ensure that all purchase orders are raised on schedule as requested by Production and Purchasing / Business Planning
  • Confirm shipments details with freight forwarder · Update delivery dates in the system when confirmed by supplier or freight forwarder
  • Maintain information both systems ie. stock codes, categories, cost and prices
  • Prepare costings for Purchase orders, in line with accounts requirements, as soon as delivery information is available
  • Work with discrepancies reported by the Warehouse on goods arrivals
  • Check and post supplier invoices, as required by accounts department
  • Work closely with other departments to understand their requirements and help resolve any issues · Ensure month end closing processes are followed and outstanding invoices logged and reported
  • Provide monthly purchase order analysis for the business
  • Work as part of the general purchasing team providing help and support to other areas when required Key


  • Intermediate Excel
  • Experience of working with mainframe systems (AS400 and or Oracle based)
  • Good organisational skills ; able to work coordinate and prioritise workload across multiple product categories(essential)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately at all levels of seniority
  • 1 year experience in international trade or purchasing
  • Good attention to detail

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03/06/2018 13:31:24
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