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Poole, England
Job Type
Full Time
£25,000 - £28,000 Per Year
Date Posted
18 days ago

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Job Description

Purchasing Administrator job in Poole

Dovetail Recruitment are working with a client based in Poole who is looking for a Purchasing Administrator to manage one of the company’s biggest client accounts.

As the Purchasing Administrator, you will be responsible for raising purchase orders in a timely manner ensuring the correct balance between service levels / stock availability and value of stock holding / stock turn.

This Purchasing Administrator job is a challenging and varied role as it is working within a very busy environment. You must be able to multitask, work under pressure and to deadlines and you will need to be commercially minded and confident to negotiate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with the company Environmental Policy.
  • Use the correct IT / system and processes when carrying out your duties as per the training guides and procedures, ensuring all problems are highlighted to your line manager.
  • Support in maintaining the global key performance indicators (KPI’s) by meeting and exceeding the company targets set for the individual activities.
  • Review all relevant purchasing information daily and make decisions on quantities to order.
  • Place purchase orders with in a timely and efficient manner ensuring departmental targets are achieved.
  • Raise transfers, when necessary, between depots.
  • Ensure supply partners provide purchase order acknowledgments and update the company computer system with relevant delivery information such as due date and quantities.
  • Monitor the progress of purchase orders and communicate changes in due dates to the wider business.
  • Expedite purchase orders to ensure delivery dates are maintained.
  • Provide the necessary information and paperwork to support import / inbound purchase orders.
  • Provide supplier performance data (Supplier Discrepancies & late deliveries) to the wider business.
  • Schedule large deliveries and provide the operations team with accurate delivery information.
  • Respond to requests from other functions (Customer Service, Accounts, and Operations) in a timely and efficient manner
  • Act as administration support for "category managers" and "supplier and product data officer".
  • Carry out any other additional duties that may be required from time to time.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Confident user of Microsoft systems including Excel
  • Able to work with a variety of teams and departments
  • Excellent customer service
  • Data driven
  • Experience with MRP or able to pick it up
  • Commercial awareness
  • Process orientated

Benefits include:

  • Salary £26,000
  • Hours - 42.5 hours a week 08:00 - 17:00
  • Free onsite Parking
  • 20 days holidays + bank holidays

This position of a Purchasing Administrator would suit candidates with previous fulfilment, Warehouse, distribution, logistics, or experience with purchasing.

If you are interested in this Purchasing Administrator role, please click on apply now.

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