Buying Administrator job in Manchester


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Job Ref: 6838


Location: Manchester

Salary: £Competitive

Date Posted: 30-06-2020

Category: Administration Office Support, Logistics/ Supply Chain, Textiles/ Fashion

Alexander Hancock

Our client, a designer and manufacturer of soft furnishings, is looking to recruit a Buying Administrator on a 12 month Maternity contract , working in and supporting the Packaging and Buying function of the business.

Role and Responsibilities for the position of Buying Administrator:

  • Coordination of Packaging purchasing
  • Sending briefs to the printing suppliers
  • Checking supplier samples
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers both here and overseas
  • Supporting the Buying Team
  • Updating internal pricing records, critical path documentation and tracking of delivery/production schedules
  • Coordinate shipment consolidations
  • Processing import documentation for FOB Shipments
  • Arrange overseas couriers
  • Arranging business trips for Senior Management team in UK and overseas

The ideal candidate for the role of Buying Administrator:

  • Experience from a buying function
  • The ability to organise and prioritise effectively in order to efficiently manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skill and the ability to articulate verbally, in letter, reports and presentations.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft word and excel packages
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • A background in packaging would be ideal but is not essential.

Early finish Friday, Free Car Parking and Staff Discount on products.

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