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Purchasing Administrator

£20000.00 - £20000.00

Job Description

We are recreuting on behalf of our client for a Purchasing Administrator based in Denton Greater Manchester. 

Location: Denton 

Working Hours: Mondayo to Friday 40 Hours Per Week 

Free Parking 


  • 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.
  • Ensuring stock availability and supplier performance KPI’s are met and exceeded.
  • Ensuring the department follows SOP’s 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 SLA’s.
  • 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

Candidate specification

  • 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
  • Good 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
  • Extensive experience in an administrative role


  • Experience of working within the KBB industry
  • Knowledge of MRP systems

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