Administrator | Purchasing department, £27k - £30k

  • Location
    Hythe, Kent
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Are you an experienced Administrator seeking the opportunity to grow a career within Purchasing? Are you a motivated individual with a passion for Procurement and a keen eye for detail? If so we have the perfect opportunity for you.


Our client is a reputable and long-standing family-run manufacturing business. As an Administrator within the Purchasing department, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operations of our client's buying and procurement processes.


Please find all the details below:


Job Title: Administrator - Purchasing department


Salary: £27,000 - £30,000


Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm


Location: Near Ashford/Hythe, Kent. Your own transport is required due to the location of the business.


*** Please note the office you'd be working in is a busy machining industrial workshop office ***


Hybrid: After 1 year. Initially office based, due to the nature of the role and needing to communicate as a team and with other departments.


Benefits: 21 days annual leave, free secure parking, corporate membership discounts


Your new Manager: Extremely supportive, knowledgeable and driven, great training will be provided as well as opportunities to develop your career for the right candidate.


Within your new role as an Administrator your responsibilities will be to:



  • Purchase products, materials, and services required to fulfil sales orders on time.

  • Maintain strong working relationships with suppliers through regular communication.

  • Coordinate with hauliers and suppliers to schedule collections and deliveries of goods.

  • Manage stock levels and schedule deliveries to maximise production efficiency.

  • Keep accurate records of purchases, suppliers, and deliveries.

  • Monitor supplier quality and delivery performance.

  • Provide general administrative support to the Manager and team.


To be successful in this role you'll need:



  • Previous experience within Administration

  • Experience within the purchasing or procurement field would be an advantage

  • To possess excellent organisational and communication skills

  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.


Next steps:


If you have the above skills and experience then please apply today - this is such an incredible opportunity where you can really grow your career at this company.


Alternatively, if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details. If you successfully refer a friend for the above role, you will receive a £100* voucher of your choice! Terms apply*


Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do please call us on 01233 611780 ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Bonnie (Candidate Manager) or Nicola (Permanent Consultant).


We look forward to your application.

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