Purchasing Administrator

24 November 20212021-11-24
Doncaster, South Yorkshire

An Administrator is required to support a busy Procurement/Purchasing department within a manufacturing business in the Doncaster area. Initially on a 6 month contract basis, there is scope for the role to become permanent in the future.

Duties will include:

  • Raising purchase orders
  • Liaising directly with suppliers to expedite urgent orders
  • Review and resolve invoice queries, along with the finance team
  • Set up new suppliers within the database, gathering and checking relevant information
  • Analysing responses on behalf of the byers from potential new suppliers, checking pricing and quality information
  • Working as part of a wider team and having contact with other departments within the business, good communication and relationship building skills are essential.
  • Update the ERP database with price and lead time changes
  • Capture price variances on a spreadsheet to be updated for the benefit of the team - report cost savings and increases
  • Update other financial and market information that will affect the Buyers negotiations

This is a great opportunity to join a well established business in a Contract role with immediate start. 

Experience within a purchasing, manufacturing, procurement, buying or sales order processing role is beneficial but not essential - strong administrative skills are the key. We're looking for someone with MS Office experience particularly some expertise within MS Excel; as well as database experience ideally with an ERP system.