Purchasing Administrator
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England
£24k - 27k per year

Purchasing  Administrator

Milton Keynes - hybrid .   37 hours a week

Salary up to £27,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Administrator to join our  client in Milton Keynes! This is a key role in working with the Commodity manager, you will support Key Supplier Development activities, risk management process improvement, efficiencies and cost reduction through digitisation working closely with the business teams.

This is the perfect role for someone who has previous experience in a Supply chain, purchasing or procurement and and can build relationships and challenge suppliers whilst raising Purchase Orders and managing quality issues.

Your main duties will include :

  • Supplier order book management
  • Raise and purchase orders 
  • Admin support for the supply chain function
  • Expediting
  • Managing order confirmations from suppliers
  • Micro management of Key poor performing suppliers
  • Supplier management & Risk management support
  • Gap-fill enquiries to distribution
  • Approved Supplier List
  • Quality Issues
  • Support wider Inventory & purchasing team
  • Sub-contracting order management
  • Ad hoc reporting requirements

 Essential experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Prior experience in a procurement/supply chain role 
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills 
  • Continual improvement focus
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of excel and ideally SAP

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton s leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance, IT, Sales & Digital Marketing divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit www.ascendantrecruitment.co.uk


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