Due to ambitious growth plans we are looking for a Senior Purchasing Administrator to join our Purchasing department.
Our ideal candidate will be an experienced Senior Administrator who prides themselves on their excellent administration skills. Although advantageous, there is no requirement for previous experience in a purchasing-based role as full training will be given.
The Senior Purchasing Administrator will provide extensive administration support to all functions of the Supply Chain/Purchasing department and manage the day-to-day activities of the department.
Monday to Friday 40 hours per week
Various data entry and administration tasks.
To take ownership of the stock replenishment systems across the purchasing team. Reviewing the MRP system, creating purchase orders and ensuring these are received on time and in full
Supervising of a small team of administrators
Ensuring stock availability and supplier performance KPIs are met and exceeded
Ensuring the department follows SOPs and that the team are compliant across all areas
Ensuring that deadlines are met and that all administrative work is diarised and actioned, whilst working closely with other members of the team
Communication with internal and external stakeholders via e mail and telephone
Liaise with both UK and European suppliers to ensure the timely and complete delivery of purchase orders
Review and manage supplier performance against SLAs
Continual housekeeping of the purchase order system
Updating/maintaining accurate information on the computer system, including due dates, price files and setting up new item codes
Other ad hoc duties as required as direct by the line manager or Senior Management.
Production and analysis of reports
Electronic filing of documents
An excellent understanding of administration requirements in a busy, fast paced environment
Strong administration skills
Good MS office skills, especially in Excel
Strong time management and highly organised
Excellent communicator with interpersonal skills
Possess a conscientious and methodical approach to work
Analytical with good attention to detail
Work Experience/Educational Requirements:
A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent), to include English and Maths
Previous experience in a senior role i.e. Team Leader, Supervisor
Extensive experience in an administrative role
Good MS Office skills
Experience of working within the KBB industry
Knowledge of MRP systems
Clean, modern, spacious and well-appointed offices
Fresh Fruit provided to support healthy eating
Free filtered water
Communal staff break areas.
Staff discount available on business products
Learning and development opportunities
Wellness cash plan
Extra day annual leave from your 5 th year
23 days annual leave plus standard bank holidays
Staff saving scheme
Long service bonus
Relaxed dress code
Subsided gym membership
Cycle to work scheme (twice a year)
Costco membership (twice a year)
Manchester, England, Greater Manchester, M34, United Kingdom