Purchasing and Office Administrator

Purchasing / Office Administrator

We are looking for an experienced Purchasing / Office Administrator to join our clients team based in Ely.  This is a full-time permanent role with an immediate start.   

Key Responsibilities:

The main purpose of the role will be to provide purchasing and admin support in line with company policies and procedures.  You will be proactively planning all purchasing activities and be directly responsible for ensuring all orders are received in a timely and controlled manner. 

You will also provide admin support to the Sales Team and ensure the site is maintained as a clean, secure and safe working environment.

Key Tasks:

Placing all purchase orders accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner.

Organise shipments between multiple sites and updating customers and relevant department where required.

Manage customs and transport documentation for all imported items

Maintain and monitor critical supplier lists, check quotations are correctly costed and authorised, monitor and maintain supplies of technical and sales literature and attend regular meetings in order to understand how the company strategies impact purchasing activities.

Attend quarterly Health & Safety meetings, carry out risk assessments when required & carry out regular fire alarm testing. 

Manage all office service functions, act as the main operator for the telephone system and reception point including monitoring access to the building.  You will also be responsible for managing company cars including maintenance and service records, services and repairs. 

Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will have experience of ISO driven practices, SOPS, processes and systems.  You will have good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs and experience of purchasing / ERP systems and processes.  You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to disseminate information accurately.  You will be task focussed and have excellent attention to detail.


Ely, Cambridgeshire, England

£20,000  - £24,000 Annual Permanent

Date Posted
6 Sep 21

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