Purchasing Administrator |

£22,000-£25,000 | Slough

Ref:15119 |

We are recruiting for a Purchasing / Order Processing Administrator based in Slough. The main purpose of the Purchasing / Order Processing Administrator is to purchase finished goods, component and spare parts in order to fulfil customer orders and maintain minimum stock levels in accordance with financial and inventory requirements. This includes;

  • Dealing with incoming telephone, fax or email enquiries from customers regarding purchasing requirements
  • Maintaining purchasing records
  • Obtaining quotes from suppliers, and placing orders
  • Monitoring stock requirements, purchasing budgets and undertaking cost / budget analysis
  • Negotiating with suppliers to obtain best price for individual products or long term discounts
  • Identify slow moving stock and potential stock wastage
  • Communicating information on customer orders / deliveries with customers, Sales Managers and other departments
  • Run stock allocations and back order reports in order to determine deliveries to be dispatched
  • Liaise with suppliers to progress customer orders, check stock availability and obtain prices
  • Participate in stock counts on a regular basis

To be successful in this position, candidates will have ;

  • Previous working experience of Purchasing and Order Processing (3 years)
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to strict time-scales
  • Be able to participate in quarterly stock counts, therefore there will be some manual handling on occasions

Contact below for more details about this job.


Jo Appleton


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