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Purchasing Administrator (Fixed Term Contract)

Ref code: GZM99098616
Engineering, Office Support, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
£24k - 25k per year
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Fixed Term Contract
Office Based

SF Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Administrator to join one of our growing clients based in Mansfield on a 6 month contract basis.

This is a Fixed Term Contract position for 6 months to cover Maternity Leave with an opportunity to go permanent as they have plans to restructure and grow . Full-Time, Monday to Friday in their office in Mansfield.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work very closely with the Buyer, Production and Store teams
  • Update and manage product and supplier information in our inventory system.
  • Handle administrative tasks for the purchasing department.
  • Communicate with suppliers regarding orders, deliveries, and product issues. Back to back ordering.
  • Build strong supplier relationships and serve as the primary contact for purchasing department inquiries.
  • Create and send Purchase Orders, analysing historical sales data and trends to forecast future sales and maintain required stock levels.
  • Check invoices against Purchase Orders to identify any invoice/pricing errors - for example overcharges.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, comfortable with daily interactions with both suppliers and team members.
  • Good at managing multiple tasks with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel along with good general computer skills, with the ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Exhibits a positive and professional demeanour.
  • Highly organized, prioritizing tasks efficiently.


  • Experience in purchasing and stock management background
  • Experience within Engineering sector

Salary: £24,000 - £25,000

Please only apply if you are available immediately and happy to complete a temporary assignment with the opportunity of it going permanent as the client can move quickly with this role.

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