|Description:||For: Stock and Purchasing Administrator, Bar Hill|
Meyer Scott Ref: VR/05571
£17,000 - £19,000 p.a.
Our client currently has a career opportunity for a stock and purchasing administrator to join their fast-growing company in Bar Hill, Cambridge.
Your duties will comprise:
Raising purchase orders
Placing approved purchase orders with suppliers
Ensuring all items to be ordered are done daily working to supplier cut off times
Minimising lead times on internal calls and customer orders
Dealing with delivery issues and queries e.g. damaged items, short shipments
Reviewing overdue and outstanding orders and chasing suppliers for delivery promises by phone and email.
Circulating delivery promises to the correct departments
Arranging returns of unwanted and faulty items to suppliers and completing system work and maintaining paperwork.
Generating system stock reports for analysis and review
Creating parts numbers and assemblies record on our system
Implementing agreed changes from your line manager
Investigating and responding to finance queries e.g. pricing variations
Keeping internal calls up to date with latest delivery information and monitor daily
Making warranty claims
Managing large customer orders, including ordering, managing paperwork, arranging delivery with customer and arranging transport of goods whilst keeping customer lead times to a minimum.
Responding to large customer queries including delivery dates and delivery queries and issues
Manage testing process to ensure all paperwork and call processes are followed lasing with multiple departments to achieve this.
Deal with incoming queries from customers, engineers, salesmen and our call centre via email or telephone
Keeping databases up to date with latest part numbers, pricing and supplier details
Obtain quotes as and when requested
You will occasionally be required to help out in other areas if necessary when short on cover but these would be very occasional and some other small additional duties which could include;
Printing instructions and labels.
Organising couriers and customer deliveries and producing delivery notes
Liaising with customers via telephone
Checking goods received
Putting away stock and ensuring correct location is selected
Report any discrepancies or damaged stock
What our client is looking for in the right candidate:
Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes
Previous warehouse administrative experience in stock or purchasing (not essential)
Self-motivated with outstanding organisational and coordination skills
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
High attention to detail
Experience of working in a purchasing departments is not necessary but would be an advantage
Strong working knowledge of MS Office specifically Excel
Ability to work to deadlines
Excellent Interpersonal and team working skills
Enjoys a varied working environment
Being able to set own priorities whilst working to deadlines to ensure all tasks are completed on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Ability to deal with any manual handling tasks required (Occasionally)
Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
GCSE or equivalent Maths / English
Possibility of enrolling on Supply Chain NVQ
What we can offer:
Monday to Friday, 8am 4:30pm (37.5 hours per week)
One hours unpaid lunch
23 days holiday per year
Free local gum membership
Free car parking on site