Purchasing Administrator

  • Location
    Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • Salary
    £ 18000 - £ 20000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Construction and Property
  • External Reference
    JN-012021-163324

We are recruiting for an expanding company based in Market Harborough. You will have a background in administration and experience ideally within a purchasing department.


Some of duties will include:



  • Day to day administrative support, including answering the phone and booking meeting rooms

  • Creating product codes

  • perform pricing checks

  • Raise Purchase order numbers

  • Fully conversant with SAGE and other standard MS packages

  • Manage low-level buying activities to support other members of the purchasing team

  • Checking Sales order Acknowledgements

  • Invoice query management.

  • Liaising with suppliers to resolve invoicing queries

  • Manage the introduction of new suppliers, ensuring suppliers have been set up.


You will have the below skills/experience:



  • Analytical Skills: work with multiple vendors to determine the best deal for the company, and be able to evaluate the many pros and cons of each submission, based on price, quality, speed of delivery, and other factors.

  • Decision-Making Skills: be able to use the information gathered by yourself and the purchasing agents to make decisions on behalf of the company.

  • Negotiating Skills: capable of working with suppliers to achieve the best deals/outcome.

  • Ability in and experience of construction purchasing

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Claire Rumsey