Purchasing Administrator

  • Location
    Tipton, West Midlands
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • Salary
    £ 11.44 - £ 12.01 / Hourly
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Purchasing Administrator - Temporary to Permanent *IMMEDIATE START*


£92.00 - £96.00 per day (£23,795 - £25,000 annual salary)


Previous employees have been promoted within this business


22 days holiday + bank holidays + free onsite parking + excellent opportunity to develop your career


8.30am - 5.00pm Monday -Friday (30 minute lunch)


Office Location: Tipton


Are you an experienced Administrator looking for an exciting new opportunity? Our client, a leading engineering company with a wealth of expertise across various areas of engineering is looking for a talented individual to join their purchasing team. If you're ready to take the next step in your career and you would like to join a dynamic organisation that values its employees, then we would LOVE to hear from you - this is such an incredible opportunity!


Working alongside a team of two administrators, you'll play a crucial role in the smooth and efficient running of the purchasing department and you'll be responsible for a wide range of duties, including:



  • Processing orders to meet deadlines and maintain productivity

  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure understanding of our requirements

  • Setting up new suppliers onto internal system

  • Providing administrative support to the department & after sales team

  • Placing, amending, and cancelling purchase orders and subcontract orders

  • Management of order confirmations and proforma invoices

  • Resolving invoice queries to maintain supplier relationships

  • Requesting shipping notifications for deliveries


You will have the opportunity to use your following competencies in this role:


Self-motivated - being a natural self-starter you can seek out answers, be driven to obtain positive results, use your initiative and focus on your own workload within set timeframes.


Organised - you can plan your day and week, prioritising important tasks, moving these around as and when required and keeping on top of your workload.


Good attention to detail - you can spot errors easily, you know when something 'doesn't look right', you present your work in a professional manner, and you will always check your output on a regular basis.


Is this you? Preferably you will have some previous experience in a similar purchasing or administrative role. The desire to learn and develop your knowledge in this area is more important than experience! Excellent organisational skills, strong communication and problem-solving skills are essential, as well as a keen eye for detail.


Why work for this company?



  • Established company (30+ years) who are rapidly growing

  • The company have seen employees grow and progress within the business - this could be you!

  • You will liaise with different teams and external contacts, enhancing your communication skills

  • You will receive full training and support within the role

  • Competitive annual salary


Next steps: If you have the above skills and experience then please apply today!


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*

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