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Purchasing Administrator

Office Services & Commercial
£22,000 to £24,000 Per Annum
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For more information about this job please contact:

Chloe Jago
01707 377088

Do you have working experience of purchasing and planning?

Consider yourself to have an outstanding attention to detail and accuracy?


Osborne Appointments are recruiting for a Purchasing Administrator to join our client based in Hertford.


Salary: £22,000 - £24,000

Location: Hertord


Purpose of the role – support the Operations team meet the organisation’s objectives by managing and maintaining inventory levels, purchasing, production planning, providing timely and accurate reports and data analysis.


Main Duties

  • To purchase stock and merchantable items, consumables, maintenance spares, tools and equipment for branches and customer orders

  • Ensure timely deliveries

  • Work with the team on production planning

  • Check stock availability, and allocate materials for customer orders

  • Provide admin support for the UK Workshops

  • To support with managing, maintaining and developing regional stock policies

  • Support the Sales and Customer Service teams with accurate inventory/resource information

  • Create reports

  • Raise and progress complaints

  • Ensure accurate filing and updating of production documents


Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of purchasing & planning is essential

  • Background in Production/Manufacturing industry is advantageous

  • Report writing / Data analysis experience

  • Strong IT Skills – Excel is essential

  • Logical approach to work and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal)


If you are interested in this position, apply today! For more information, call Chloe on 01707 377088.


Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days. (Should you wish to speak to one of our team, please contact the Welwyn Garden City Office)

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