Purchasing Administrator

Location: Downing Street

Job Description

To assist the Procurement Team in the purchasing of raw materials, including order entry, control of stock and accurate recording of all call off orders, with strict adherence to the company management systems.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Accurately enter and amend company purchase orders in the LN ERP system, including both raw materials and indirect spend items.
  • Record call off orders against master spreadsheets
  • Liaise with suppliers and be comfortable with day to day dialogue with designated suppliers in accordance with the Supplier Relationship policy.
  • Use ERP system or other systems in an optimal way, to maximise efficiency and minimise cost. Contribute to improvement and share best practice across Procurement Function.
  • Update supplier delivery and quality documentation.
  • Be accountable for ensuring adherence to the company’s processes and policies, maintaining purchasing systems to ensure associated KPI’s are met.
  • Provide management reports and key performance data.
  • Provide any other administrative support to the procurement team as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • NVQ in Business Administration desirable
  • Previous experience in an administrative role is essential
  • Computer literate, with sound knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • A good understanding of manufacturing processes
  • ERP experience , LN would be advantageous
  • Previous experience within a purchasing environment, together with a sound knowledge of the supply chain process and systems would be advantageous but not essential
  • Organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks
  • A team player who is able to work as part of a small team

Please note we do not accept speculative approaches from agencies and will not pay fees for submissions received unless you have been engaged by our HR department

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