Purchasing Administrator

  • £20000 - £22500 per annum
  • Uckfield, Sussex
  • Sammons Group

Our client operates worldwide; providing innovative products, software and services to control the flow of valuables, cash and people. They offer entrance control, safe storage, cash management and integrated security solutions to customers primarily within retail, mass transit, public & commercial buildings, industrial & high-risk sites and banking.

They are seeking a Purchasing Administrator to join their team. The role will involve working with the service department team to deliver market leading service through speedy, cost effective and efficient sourcing of parts.

About the role

* Process, source and order spare parts requests from the Service Desk and Engineers

* Through liaison with internal expertise and the use of initiative, locate the more obscure items required.

* Improve part margins through improved purchasing and cost effective sourcing methods

* To actively chase suppliers and to manage supply issues and communicate progress/issues at weekly operations meetings

* To help the department achieve Key Performance Indicators

* Identify through Parts lists/Technical lists/Descriptions and pictures from engineers the correct component and supplier

* Maintain Accurate and current Parts lists for standard Product ranges& ensure parts catalogue is kept updated

* Liaise with Manufacturers to ensure new parts, specifications and drawings are acquired

About you

* Previous Parts administration / management experience

* Strong IT literacy, especially knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook packages, these will be required to be demonstrated.

* Previous Parts administration / management experience

* Experience of dealing with suppliers and building professional relationships

* Good customer service skills

* Good understanding of logistics procedures and trading across the globe

* Good communication skills, verbal and written, are required

* Previous experience of dealing with large teams of engineer's, sales and service teams

* Experience of resolving invoice queries and working closely with an accounts team

Benefits the role offers

* Competitive benefit package

* Career progression

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  • Reference: T3GL 1377171