Purchasing Administrator - Part Time Hours

  • Location
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Category
    Purchasing - Purchasing Support
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 22000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Job Title: Purchasing Administrator - Maternity Cover


Salary: £20-22K


Location: Wakefield, Parking on Site


Hours: 08:30 -17:00, Office Based, 3 or 4 days per week


Start: March



The company we're recruiting for are a successful international business who love to invest in their people and they're now looking for an organised Purchasing Administrator to join their Operations team on a part time basis to cover a maternity cover. Don't let the maternity cover put you off - this business has a large Operations team and if another role comes available, they'll always look to offer you this if it fits your skillset.



Based within the friendly and fast paced Operations team, you will look after the first mile of the Supply Chain and ensure the Warehouse is always stocked as needed, troubleshoot any issues regarding delivery times and organise the freight carriers for the products.



Successful applicants will have similar Supply Chain or Purchasing experience, be confident when speaking and negotiating with Suppliers and Freight Carriers, have a brilliant attention to detail to ensure the right SKUs are ordered, payments are as agreed and the system is up to date.



When starting this role, you will become part of a company who want to invest in your development, so this is an ideal role for those who want to be part of a business who truly believes in nurturing their talent. They pride themselves in their approach to giving excellent service and this is a rare opportunity to start a career within a global business.



Within your new role as Supply Chain Administrator, you will be responsible for:



  • Monitor current stock levels and ensure low stock items are prioritised when ordering

  • Communicate with internal teams to understand product forecasting levels so you can schedule future stock levels required and feedback on any timescale amendments

  • Liaise with suppliers to place orders, follow up on delivery times and query any incorrect costings

  • Update all internal teams on product delivery times

  • Ensure the system is updated for all orders



Skills/experience required for this position:



  • Recent experience within a Supply Chain/Purchasing/Operations position

  • Confident and proactive communicator

  • Confident on Microsoft Office



Next steps:


If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today. Our client will be interviewing on site in a Covid Safe environment as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application.


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