Purchasing Administrator

SF Group
£8.50 per hour
27 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

The Procurement division at SF Group are looking to recruit a Purchasing Administrator on an ongoing temporary basis for a business based in Oldbury.

Hours: 30 hours per week, usual hours: 9.00am - 3.00pm Monday to Friday, however there will be a requirement to work additional hours, as required by the business.

Overall Purpose:
To support the purchasing team with an exceptional administration service to enable the department to source new products and review existing items to ensure products remain competitive.

Scope of role:
To identify areas for improvement in order to streamline workflow within the purchasing department.

Key Tasks:

  • Confirming stock prices and quantities onto the company's CRM
  • Matching invoices
  • Organising collections
  • Following up recent and historical order confirmations
  • Backorder chasing
  • Distribution of post
  • Data input
  • Maintaining spreadsheets
  • Create and manage emails and reports
  • Manage supplier information
  • To adhere to quality processes and procedures
  • To monitor own progress towards business and individual objectives
  • Under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 each employee has a responsibility to Health and Safety
  • Must also adhere to their responsibilities as laid out in the H&S policy
  • To understand and adhere to ISO requirements as set by the company
  • Any other related duties as required by the business objectives

Person Specification:

  • Market knowledge desirable
  • Ability to plan and manage time and workload effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Organised and logical approach to work
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both written and orally
  • Enthusiastic, reliable and flexible team player with high expectations of self and others
  • Competent in the use of technology with good Word and Excel skills
  • Able to work under pressure, on own initiative and constantly seek to improve
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders of all levels

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