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Purchasing Administrator

Purchasing Administrator

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Fyba Talent

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Purchasing Administrator to join our clients Purchasing Team based in Bromsgrove. Reporting to the Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for the day to day administration of plant and material related transactions and activities. Liaising with suppliers and site teams to deliver a managed procurement process for material purchases and plant hire.

The main duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Liaising with site and management teams and suppliers to determine plant and material requirements
  • Placement of plant and material Purchase Orders on Company system.
  • Generating and updating accurate Plant utilisation reports.
  • Liaising with purchase ledger to remedy invoice queries.
  • Establishment and maintenance of relationships with suppliers to maximise the profitability of the business.
  • Provision of professional and service driven assistance ensuring that material and plant orders are expedited in a timely manner.
  • Periodic review of the businesses hired plant commitments with management, site and commercial teams ensuring that contract committed costs are accurate and within budget.
  • Processing of plant and material paperwork.
  • Carrying out any other reasonable task required by the department or business.

The Candidate

An ideal candidate will have a strong background in administration and have worked in a busy and thriving environment. It would be beneficial if you have had previous experience working in procurement or ideally in a similar role. You will be proactive and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, regularly re-prioritising workloads to meet the needs of the business whilst delivering excellent service with accuracy and attention to detail. It goes without saying that you will have excellent communication skills and enjoy building relationships with internal and external suppliers and Stakeholders. You will have exceptional IT skills in particular Word, Excel and Outlook.

In return you will receive…

  • Competitive Salary
  • Enhanced annual leave starting at 26 Days + bank holidays rising with service
  • Learning and development – we offer a range of learning opportunities to develop talent at all levels within our business focussing on technical competence, upskilling, compliance and governance and career development.
  • Pension — 6.5% employer contribution of your salary into your pension to help you save for the future
  • BUPA – optional scheme and can include your family to the scheme (50% contribution)
  • Group Income Protection – 50% of your salary covered for 3 years for long term illness
  • Enhanced Paid Family Leave – maternity, paternity, adoption, fertility, compassion, bereavement, crisis, emergency dependants, and much more
  • Hybrid working – manage your own diary, working in the office, at home or out with clients
  • Virtual GP – 24/7 access for when you need to speak to a GP
  • EAP – Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured, supporting you and your family with advice, guidance and counselling on a variety of areas such as health, fitness, home life, finances and much more.
  • Mental Health support – through the Thrive app, approved by the NHS, provides tools, to tackle, prevent and manage common stressors such as sleep, bereavement, work issues etc. Also provides relaxation, breathing and meditation techniques and measures impact.
  • Savings scheme – Put aside an affordable amount for a rainy day in the future
  • Recognition awards – awards for long service and special birthdays
  • A comprehensive health and wellbeing strategy focussed on physical, emotional, financial and career wellbeing
  • A wide range of enhanced benefits to support your well-being and work-life balance


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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: hybrid working
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