Purchasing Administrator

Vacancy Title: Purchasing Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000 per annum + excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH4804_1531326090
Contact Name: Dynamite Recruitment
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: 4 days ago

Vacancy Description

Location: Fareham / Southampton
Hours of work: Full time Monday to Friday
Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience + fantastic benefits below:

  • 20 days holiday increasing to 25 days, plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus paid monthly
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Annual events including the Christmas Party
  • Quarterly employee reward programme
  • Length of service awards
  • Employee of the year and Employee's employee of the year
  • Personal and professional development of staff members
  • Enhanced Maternity pay (based on length of service)
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Death in service benefit

Dynamite Recruitment is currently working in partnership with a very well established, award winning business based in Hampshire.

Due to company developments our client is looking to recruit a Purchasing Administrator to join the business immediately

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating and maintaining inventory parts in the Company system
  • Managing supplier Purchase Orders ('PO') in line with company buying procedures
  • Liaising with suppliers on placing PO's and ensuring the products are delivered on time in full using the daily PO log
  • Escalation of any supplier performance issues to the Buyer
  • Maintenance of the Preferred Supplier List to ensure that all information is kept up to date
  • Liaising with internal teams to ensure customer orders can be delivered in a timely fashion
  • Assisting with sourcing of new suppliers, requests for information and inventory samples where required

Core Competencies

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills and use of programs including Excel, Word and CRM systems
  • Logical and structured approach to work
  • A proven ability to work in a team environment and be able to build strong relationships at all levels

Desirable experience

  • Commercial administrative experience
  • Within a purchasing team
  • Within a telecommunications or IT environment
  • Sage

Dynamite Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.