Hours of work Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4pm
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Purchasing - dealing with suppliers, obtaining quotations and negotiating best prices, following through orders with suppliers from PO to delivery, insuring the warehouse and sales are all updated with progress, resolving issues with orders and arranging returns for damaged stock.
Managing the shared calendar to include estimated delivery dates of components.
You will also be required to issue production orders to the warehouse staff on a daily basis to reduce shortages.
General office tasks
In time learning other roles within the office team therefore being able to provide holiday and sickness cover and additional support when required.
Essential Skills and Requirements
Excellent administrative skills, communication and attention to detail
First class IT - extensive knowledge of all Microsoft packages with an advanced level in excel. Training for our internal system will be provided, including SAP
Ability to work on own with ability to work with a team when required
Confidence to work across all levels of the business
Minimum one year's experience in administration/purchasing role preferred.
The Purchasing Administrator must be available to work additional hours should it be required
Work well under pressure and to deadlines
Experience in prioritising conflicting workloads
Take responsibility - for tasks and responsibilities where as an individual or as part of the team
Good financial awareness & Excellent data entry skills
Examples of specific tasks undertaken within this role (this list is not complete and should be used as examples for this job description).