Purchasing Administrator

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West Midlands
£18,000 per annum
Able Personnel UK Ltd
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Purchasing Assistant/ Administrator

Bartley Green, Birmingham

Salary to £18K per annum + annual Bonus, Free Parking

Monday to Friday – 8.30 am to 5pm – 30 minutes lunch

We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant, to work with the Supply Manager, to order and maintain the supply of stock from our UK and European suppliers.

Key Responsibilities include:

Calculating stock requirements in order to maintain continuous supply of all items sourced in the UK & Europe, in line with current requirements and trends
Raising purchase orders via our computer system, processing with the suppliers and progressing through to receipt of goods
Checking order acknowledgements; notifying and resolving queries with suppliers
Maintaining arrival dates on the computer system for all products, to ensure accuracy of information on stock arrivals and budgeted spend
Monitoring and co-ordinating all UK & European supplier deliveries and collections, to ensure timely arrival
Liaising closely with other departments to ensure customer requirements are met
Resolving delivery and quality issues with UK & European suppliers
Working with the Goods In department to ensure all deliveries are received and processed accurately
Producing weekly stock reports for circulation to the management and sales teams
Maintaining information on various Purchasing spread sheets as necessary
Providing assistance to the Supply Manager for all Far East imports
The ideal candidate will be a strong administrator, organised, self-motivated and have an analytical

approach to their work. The candidate will also need to have a keen eye for detail and be highly

numerate. Experience of working in a Purchasing environment or supply chain role would be advantageous.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Able Personnel UK Ltd
Tel: 0121 702 1408
Contact: Julie Lawrence

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