Purchasing Administrator

Cathedral Appointments Ltd
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cathedral Appointments are seeking a confident administrator to join a well-established and growing company based on the outskirts of Exeter. The main purpose of this role is to provide administrative support the purchasing team, but you will also be required to contact suppliers, produce reports and update the in-house database.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks:
  • Respond to all origin and parts enquiries efficiently.
  • Ensure that all product information is entered correctly
  • Provide administrative project support for the Purchasing Team including dealing with suppliers for procurement of product samples.
  • Deal with sample requests and co-ordinate the shipment of samples.
  • Assist buyers' cost saving initiatives by supporting administrative tasks.
  • Manage and update systems prices and other reasons for supplier invoice discrepancies.
  • Keep supplier database up-to-date.
  • Any other duties as required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised and able to manage own workload
  • Hard working and driven with a proactive 'can do' attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail with good numeracy skills
  • Strong Excel skills are essential - V Look-up level

The successful candidate will have experience working in an administrative position and will ideally have experience working in a commercial environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and focused individual to thrive in the head office of an international company that's been trading for over 50 years, dealing with many thousands of retailers and wholesalers across the globe. If you have the skills and experience required, we would love to hear from you.

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