Purchasing Administrator

  • Blandford Forum, United Kingdom

Job Description

Our client based in Blandford is looking to appoint a purchasing administrator to work in their busy friendly offices to assist the Purchasing Manager. The role is being offered on an

ongoing temporary basis.

Main Tasks:

·Order placement & progression

·Liaising with Project Managers & Project Engineers on purchasing status and issues ?

·Obtaining Quotes when required

·Identifying alternative sources of supply for long lead / out of stock items

·Administration of supplier performance (supply base management)

Additional Tasks:

·Supporting/covering other roles within the Purchasing/Goods In team when necessary

·General administration/Ad hoc duties as required

Key Attributes

·Excellent communicator (verbal & written)

·Methodical & well-organised

·Attention to detail

·Team player

·Highly motivated


·Experience of Microsoft Office, Excel and Word

·Experience of working in a busy office and light manufacturing environment

·Previous purchasing experience is beneficial but not essential

Hours of work are 8.30am- 5.30pm Mon-Thur and 8.30am -1.30 pm on Fridays. There is some flexibility and the hours could be changed from 8am-5pm with 1 hour for lunch

Please make sure you have read the requirements for this role before applying to make sure you have the relevant experience and skills