Purchasing Administrator

  • Location
    Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • Salary
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Purchasing and Procurement
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing

Adecco Wellingborough is currently recruiting for the below role for our well established client based in Park Farm Industrial Estate.

Purchasing Administrator-

Salary: £10.78 p/h

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5pm Friday 8:30am to 4pm


  • Ensuring each purchase is looked at commercially and procured correctly for cost and quality.

  • Chasing suppliers to ensure that the materials are received, monitoring and organising the replacement materials for any rejected items

  • General administration duties

  • Rejects and organises the supply of replacement materials and return of rejected materials

  • All employees may on occasions be reasonably requested to undertake assignments that may fall outside of their normal working hours

  • Ensure price files are kept up to date

  • Run daily stock reports

  • Deal with office consumables orders

  • Document Control

  • Order office consumables

  • Create part numbers on Sage

  • Assist with other tasks within the purchasing department when required

  • Managing of all materials stock using manual & Sage manufacturing tools

  • The ordering of and maintaining of sufficient stock

  • Maintaining & developing good communications / relationships with key materials suppliers & stakeholders

  • Raising purchase orders using Sage & emailing to suppliers

  • Match delivery notes with purchase orders / invoices for sign-off and ensuring all details are correct

  • Raising any price issues, supply issues or invoice queries with suppliers

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience in buying environment

  • PC literate with experience of using MS office

  • Excellent communication skills and a clear telephone manner is essential

  • Team player and willing to assist colleagues when required

  • Being self motivated, proactive and dynamic

  • Be flexible to meet the demands of the role

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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