Purchasing Administrator


  • £19000 - £23000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 30/07/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: TXC 034903594 PA

Job Details

Sheridan Maine are looking for a Purchasing Administrator to join a distribution company based in the central Birmingham area. The company has seen significant growth over the past year and are looking to increase this on a large scale with its plans.

The Company

Despite Covid-19 this company has been largely unaffected and have in-fact been doing very well. They have big plans in the purchasing department and are looking for a Purchasing Administrator to help with this vision.

The Role

The duties of the Purchasing Administrator include:

  • Raising purchase orders
  • Liaising with suppliers for pricing, information and stock levels
  • Handling any supplier queries
  • Management of lead time for confirmed orders
  • Always seeking improvements to drive profit
  • Liaising with departments within the organisation
  • Negotiate with vendors to reduce cost

Person Specification

This is an exciting role and requires someone who can handle a fast paced environment the ideal Purchasing Administrator will have/be:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Purchasing Administrator or related role
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Brilliant organisation and time-keeping skills
  • Great communication skills to be able to liaise effectively with internal departments and suppliers

What’s on offer?

A competitive salary of £19,000 - £23,000

As well as a competitive salary the Purchasing Administrator will have the opportunity to join a company that has an exciting plan for the next few years. This role will provide you with brilliant experience in a fast-paced environment that can give you plenty of development opportunities.


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