Purchasing Administrator

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Kent, Maidstone
£26000 - £28000 per annum + + Benefits
22 Sep 2021
20 Oct 2021
Ian Mathias
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchasing Administrator
£26k to 28k + Bens

Do you have a strong administration background gained in customer service, sales administration or purchasing?

The Purchasing Specialist I performs activities within the Purchasing function to support the procurement of products and/or services, and the management of approved suppliers, for assigned areas of responsibility. In addition, they provide operational support to the Planning function ensuring routine activities are completed in line with company policy and procedures.

Sources and qualifies products and/or services for assigned areas of responsibility, including requesting quotations with suppliers
Performs the on-boarding process for new suppliers, and maintains associated supplier files and records
Records, tracks, and resolves simple supplier performance/quality issues
Places and manages all purchase orders and processing purchase order returns for assigned area(s) of responsibility
Independently resolves simple supply issues to ensure products and/or services are supplied on time to meet business needs
Records cost savings in areas of assigned responsibility
Assists with the annual pricing reviews for assigned areas of responsibility
Maintains and updates pricing in the company ERP system for inventory materials
Raises manufacturing batch folders and documentation
Performs data entry/set-up of new materials and manufactured items
Assists with planning activities to ensure products are manufactured on time, communicating relevant dates and supply issues to customer service
Prepares and presents data using Excel to support Purchasing and Planning activities

Secondary Functions:

Takes an active role in departmental continuous improvement activities and project work across all aspects of Purchasing and Planning
Supports Environmental Management System (EMS) activities and compliance per ISO14001
Understand and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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