Purchasing Administrator

  • Location
    Ilminster, Somerset
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 22000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: Purchasing Administrator

LOCATION: Ilminster, Somerset

SALARY: Up to £25,000 PA DOE

HOURS: Monday - Friday (37.5 hours)

BENEFITS: 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, established and reputable company, friendly and welcoming team environment, person-centred company with good core values, bright, modern, and spacious offices with good kitchen facilities, free car parking.

THE COMPANY: You will be joining an established and specialist company who produce high spec products.

THE ROLE: To order items cost effectively and efficiently for stock and maintain continuity of supply and maximising on time in and in full service level to the customer. You will be working with both internal and external stakeholders to help achieve this.


  • Ensuring stock availability to meet production requirements and customer demands

  • Placing orders on the system for required parts in line with demand and supplier lead-times

  • Processing confirmed order delivery dates and prices into the system

  • Liaising with suppliers to achieve timely delivery dates and monitoring late/overdue lines/orders and action accordingly

  • Effective stock management to not adversely impact company working capital

  • Problem solving and resolving issues or discrepancies relating to orders or supply (price, quantity, quality, delivery etc.)

  • Highlighting any supply issues to the Supply Chain Manager

  • Maintaining strong supplier relationships

  • Maintaining supplier records

  • Participating and carrying out other activities as deemed necessary by department head


The successful applicant will have prior experience within a fast paced administration role, purchasing or buying experience would be desirable however not essential. You must possess drive and passion, along with high attention to detail and strong IT and communication skills. You will be proactive in your working manner and be able to complete your work load within set timescales.

NEXT STEPS… This is a fantastic opportunity to join a long standing and welcoming team. If you are interested in this role please apply online or send your CV to Nicole.chipperfield@office-angels.com, alternatively you can contact the team 01823 285440.

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