Purchasing Administrator

Job Title: Purchasing Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alcester
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-13 00:00:00
Reference: 047107543
Contact Name: Sophie Rothero
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2019 14:24

Job Description

I am looking for an enthusiastic candidates to join a fun, vibrant and successful company as a Purchasing Administrator. You will be reporting into the Buying Manager who you will be working very closely with and learning a lot of new skills within the Purchasing sector. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has an interest in becoming a Buyer and learning the important skills to progress and work in a modern, open plan office. This should be seen as an excellent development opportunity.

Main duties of a Purchasing Administrator:
• Process Purchase Orders
• Contact suppliers regularly by telephone and email to ensure delivery due dates are hit
• Data Entry, in order to monitor lead times/delivery of goods
• Concisely place machine build orders using Sage and Excel
• Liaising with stores/stock forecaster to ensure correct stock levels are maintained
• Updating prices and information surrounding items on Sage
• General administrative support to purchasing
• As this is a small business, experience will also be gained by supporting and assisting in other departments as and when required

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience to become a Purchasing Administrator:

• You will preferably have previous purchasing knowledge, but a methodical approach, attention to detail, confidence on the phone and a CAN DO attitude is more important
• Have very good face to face and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work diligently and accurately is a must as there is a large amount of data inputting required when raising purchase orders on Sage, maintaining Excel spread sheets and updating PO's on Sage
• Whilst you will be required to work on your own initiative, it is essential that you enjoy being part of a small team and are willing to support others at challenging times
• IT skills, and confidence in working with, MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook
• A good working knowledge and experience of SAGE 50 will be an advantage


Purchasing Administrator
Perm - Full time
Monday – Thursday 8:30-5, Friday 8:30-4
£18,000 - £20,000

If you are interested in becoming a Purchasing Administrator, please APPLY now. Alternatively send an up to date CV to or call 01527 591 091.