Purchasing Administrator

Purchasing Administrator

NG2, accessible via Public Transport

£23,000 - £25,000 per annum, DOE

Full time, permanent

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Liaising with suppliers and transport providers to book , re-schedule and monitor loading
  • Producing purchase orders, and ensuring all legally required documentation is received, correctly completed and stored
  • Efficiently respond to queries raised by suppliers, or reports issued by China office
  • Checking documentation for accuracy
  • Building good relations with all supplier contacts through written and verbal communication, and occasional face-to-face meetings
  • Providing clear and detailed instructions on re-charging costs and resolving supplier invoice queries

Essential competencies:

  • Strong computer skills, with a focus on speed and a high-level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload in accordance with commercial demands
  • Good inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Good problem-solving skills, and a willingness to fully investigate problems to a resolution
  • Excellent customer service skills, for both internal and external customers
  • Cost conscious in general business costs, and additional costs incurred due to logistical issues