Purchasing Administrator/Expeditor

Exciting permanent opportunity for a forward thinking Purchasing Administrator/Expeditor to join our engineering company in Lincoln.

Ideally candidates will have experience of supply chain / administrative environment, main requirements as follows;

• Part of a small team with a shared responsibility for a combined annual spend
• Expedite information and deliveries to/from multiple Suppliers to ensure that performance meets business metrics
• Ensuring Business requirements relating to Quality, Cost and Delivery of purchased products are achieved
• Responsibility for all aspects of workflow related to the Raw Material Purchasing operation
• Expedite activities / items at various approved vendors to meet the manufacturing requirement as defined by the Raw Materials Manager
• Raise Purchase Orders for Raw Material operations
• Liaise with Suppliers on a regular basis to ensure supplier performance is in line with NMB expectations

Maintain the upkeep of accurate information in relation to:

• Raw Material Suppliers
• Overall Vendor performance
• Communicate information to relevant parties, (both internal and external)
• Represent the department at meetings
• Work within budgetary requirements
• Proactively identify, communicate and implement corrective action plans when schedule goes ‘off-target’
• Support the buyers in defining key business requirements
• Support the buyers in researching of products
• Monitor and report on supplier capabilities

Candidate Key Skills

• Excellent communication skills
• Proactive approach
• Ability to build supplier relations
• Commitment to achieving best solutions
• Problem solver

Job Summary

Job Title Purchasing Administrator/Expeditor
Location Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £19k
Last Updated 22/08/2018
Reference SF41800
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