Purchasing Administrator

Greater London
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

Job Title: Purchasing and Planning Administrator

Location: Angus, Scotland

Are you a detail-oriented and organised individual with a passion for purchasing and planning? We are currently seeking a dedicated and proactive Purchasing and Planning Administrator to join a reputable manufacturing company based in the picturesque region of Angus, Scotland.

About the Company:
A well-established manufacturing company known for high-quality products and commitment to excellence. With a strong presence in the market, they pride themselves on delivering exceptional products to our customers. As they continue to expand, we are seeking a talented Purchasing and Planning Administrator to join the team and contribute to their continued success.

- Assist in the procurement process, including sourcing suppliers, obtaining quotes, and negotiating prices.
- Create and maintain purchase orders, ensuring accuracy and timely delivery of materials.
- Coordinate with suppliers to track and expedite orders, resolving any issues that may arise.
- Maintain accurate inventory records and monitor stock levels to ensure optimal inventory management.
- Collaborate with the production team to plan and schedule production activities based on demand and available resources.
- Assist in forecasting and demand planning to ensure adequate stock levels and minimise shortages.
- Generate reports and analyse data related to purchasing and planning activities.
- Maintain strong relationships with suppliers, ensuring effective communication and timely resolution of any supplier-related issues.
- Assist in the implementation and improvement of purchasing and planning processes.
- Adhere to company policies and procedures, including health and safety guidelines.

- Previous experience in a purchasing or planning role, preferably within a manufacturing environment.
- Strong knowledge of procurement processes, inventory management, and demand planning.
- Proficient in using purchasing and planning software, as well as Microsoft Office Suite.
- Excellent organisational and time management skills.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all tasks.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
- A proactive and problem-solving mindset.
- Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials is preferred.

Perks and Benefits:

- Competitive salary package.
- Opportunities for career growth and development.
- A supportive and collaborative work environment.
- Convenient location in Angus, with easy access to transportation.

- No weekend work and an early finish every Friday!

If you are an experienced Administrator with a strong background in Purchasing, Planning or Supply Chain, we would love to hear from you. Join the team and be part of a reputable manufacturer that values its employees and offers exciting opportunities for professional growth.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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