Purchasing Administrator

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 pa
Reference: SC / BBBH14624/2
Type: Contract
Sector: Office, Professional & Technical Support, Purchasing
Deadline: 24/09/2021

The company

Brewster Partners are looking for an experienced Administrator to join our clients’ busy Purchasing department in Sheffield on a 12 month contract.

Full training will be provided as required.

The job

Committed and well-organised, you will be working in a fast-paced engineering environment, responsible for supporting the purchasing department with all indirect and direct purchasing activities, sourcing spares and components and assisting with the overall administration to the maintenance and production teams when required.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the purchasing team
  • Raising and receiving approval of all purchase orders
  • Ordering materials required in a timely and efficient manner
  • Review the costs and quality of goods and suppliers
  • Ensure monthly deadlines are met
  • Identify new suppliers
  • Research existing and new products
  • Managing sufficient stock to meet requirements
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding orders, pricing and lead times
  • Additional duties include providing PA support to two senior managers

The person

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Attention to detail and organisation skills - able to prioritise appropriately and meet deadlines
  • MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong administration duties in a fast paced environment – ideally with some purchasing experience
  • Self – motivated
  • Able to work flexibly as part of a team, asking for and giving support as needed

The benefits

  • Salary up to £26k
  • Hours of work - Monday to Friday 7:45am-16:00pm
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Free onsite parking
  • Matched Pension scheme up to 4% and Life Assurance
  • Discount Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Learning & Development Opportunities


Sarah Chappell
Key Account Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Purchasing Administrator, Reference: SC / BBBH14624/2". Thank you for your interest.