Purchasing Administrator

£18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
05 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Joe Hill
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

Purchasing Administrator
Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon
Salary £20,000

Our client is a horticulture specialist for the UK & Ireland.

The main purpose of the role, will be to assist the Supply Chain and Purchasing Department with general duties to help the smooth running of the department.


  • Reconcile deliveries against purchase orders to ensure that all materials have arrived intact and in the ordered quantity.
  • Contact suppliers to follow up on late or missing shipments or to report damaged goods.
  • Using purchasing software maintain detailed records of purchases, including quantities ordered and received, shipping information, and costs associated with the purchase.
  • Provide records to facilitate budget reconciliation compile and submit these records to the accounting department to support financial management and reporting.
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers.
  • Monitor the company's inventory levels to determine when new purchases should be raised, using purchasing software.
  • Ability to work under pressure during busy periods.
  • General day to day administration.


  • Self-motivated
  • Efficient and methodical with excellent organisational skills.
  • Confident communication skills on the phone and on email. (Understanding and using Outlook is essential)
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft packages with a high level of attention to detail (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • General Clerical skills.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply via this website or call Joe Hill on 01733 235 111 or email joe@hendbrown.com

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