Purchasing Administrator

Job No: BS/CP/PA_1659363315
Salary: £20,000.00 - £26,000.00
Posted: 01/08/2022 Location: Rainham Contract Type: Permanent

Purchasing Administrator

£20,000 - £26,000 DOE

Mid Kent

Our client, an extremely successful company based in the Medway area are looking for a Purchasing Administrator to join them on a full time and permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will be highly customer focussed, organised, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities and differing timescales. Ideally, you will also be familiar with customs processes and inbound freight terms ensuring the company comply with relevant HMRC regulations.

Duties include:

  • Administration based position, with daily use of Excel to an intermediate - advanced level
  • Managing freight/customs/commodity codes and purchasing orders
  • Reviewing invoices for freight and approving rates, passing all discrepancies to freight suppliers and line manager for approval
  • Accurate use of in-house systems, overseeing a range of selected suppliers ensuring Buyers are fully appraised of any risks and delays so communication and corrective actions can be undertaken
  • Managing all email enquiries regarding product due dates and chasing where relevant, always keeping the customer up to date on all progression
  • Spotting and resolving anomalies
  • Overseeing all returns on behalf of Buyers, tracking all transactions from initial request to the final credit
  • Supporting the team with all administrative assistance
  • Any other ad-hoc or project based duties as required

The successful candidate will have/be:

  • Confident using Excel
  • Highly organised
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • A natural problem solver
  • Innovative, commercially aware and process driven
  • Able to multitask
  • Analytical
  • A consistent CV demonstrating stability
  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent)

This is a great opportunity to contribute to the ongoing success and growth of this well-established company, who offer a positive and supportive working environment with great benefits and flexible working in return.

This role is being handled by Christina Pithouse, Recruitment Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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