Purchasing Administrator

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�21k - 23k per year
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Purchasing Administrator

Location: Tiptree, Essex

Salary: �21,000 to �23,000 per annum (DOE)

Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:00 am to 17:00 pm, and flexibility with working hours is essential as overtime will be required from time to time.

Job type: Permanent

Our client is based in Tiptree, Essex and was established in 1958. They offer a dedicated DIY and Shelving service supplying a range of Melamine and Veneered panels. Furniture components are manufactured on their state-of-the-art machinery which occupies several well-constructed factories on their sixteen-acre site.

They are currently looking to recruit a Purchasing Administrator to join their team.

Responsibilities of the Purchasing Administrator:

Bespoke Manufacturing Work

* Ordering material via internal software, email and online.
* Logging all material ordered.
* Managing supplier acknowledgements, logging dates on red dot sheet
* Checking delivery dates by using the red dot sheet and notifying departments of any delays or problems.


* Issue purchase orders via Syspro for stock as instructed by MD.
* Monitor Syspro stock levels and re-order to ensure optimum stock levels.
* Updating details on materials such as price information or customer information, etc.
* Coordinating with departments with regards to stock materials ETA's.
* Monitoring outstanding orders and ensures records on Syspro match key supplier records.
* Ensure that all damaged and quarantined stock are credited or replaced by suppliers.
* Update stock code prices on a regular basis.
* Investigate stock discrepancies, notify relevant departments and resolve any queries.
* Investigate any Purchase invoice queries from the Accounts Department.

Other's relating to Material

* Investigate missing Despatch notes correlating to invoices from the Accounts Department.
* Sourcing and researching new materials.
* Resolving supplier material issues and ensuring that the Company's account is credited where applicable.
* Comparisons on product as requested/required.
* Maintain existing supplier relationships.

Added tasks

* Optimising orders to assist Technical team and to ensure production levels are kept at an optimum.
* Updating "Red Dot" sheet with stock arrivals.
* Update Syspro with stock arrivals
* Keeping record of what stock materials are booked in for offloading.
* Periodically reviewing slow moving/obsolete stock.
* Provide stock control function on all decors for 1 specific customer.


* Ensure that work area is kept clean and tidy.
* Work within health and safety at work act of 1974 at all times and in all working areas.
* Ad-hoc tasks may be requested from time to time that is not listed above but will be required.
* Additional hours may be required during busy periods.
* Perform any reasonable management instruction within time frame requested.

Future Developments to Role:

* Provide a regular update on all purchasing activities to Technical and Quality Manager as well as the Sales Team Supervisor.
* Link product specifications with requirements of FSC and PEFC for audit.
* Review stock trends on a regular basis and provide findings to MD.
* Sourcing/researching (new) materials with the view of low cost and higher value.
* Maintaining and developing supplier relationships by means of regular supplier visits
* Ensuring supply chain adheres to Modern Slavery Act.

Requirements of the Purchasing Administrator:

* Previous

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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