Purchasing Administrator – £18,000 – £20,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Purchasing Administrator working for a leading supplier of catering equipment in the Birmingham area. This role will be employed on a contract basis to cover maternity leave (minimum 12 months) with the potential opportunity of a permanent role for the right candidate.

You will have a strong background in Purchasing, with an ability to build strong supplier relationships and good negotiation skills. Starting salary £18,000 – £20,000.

The Purchasing Administrator will be required to:-

Manage Purchasing contracts to ensure the Company receives the best price and service.

Review contracts and negotiate terms.

Maintain up to date list of suppliers and potential suppliers.

Research and identify new suppliers.

Work in a standalone purchasing role, liaising closely with Management team.

Raise and modify purchase orders.

Maintain awareness of stock levels to avoid shortages.

Ensure appropriate delivery times of stock.

Produce reports using computerised system.

Report supply issues to Management team.

Complete general administrative duties.


The ideal Purchasing Administrator will have:-

Experience working in a Purchasing position.

Organised nature.

Strong negotiation and relationships building skills.

Good IT skills.

Excellent communication skills.

Good time management skills.

Decision making ability.


Benefits of Purchasing Administrator position to include:-

A competitive basic salary of £18,000 – £20,000.

Free parking on site.

20 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Working hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.


Please be advised that we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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