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Purchasing Administrator
Milton Keynes Purchasing & Inventory Management Closing date: Sunday 26 June 2022
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK8 8DF
Hours per week
Employment type
Full Time
Contract type
Experienced (subject matter experts, certified, skilled, non-people manager)
Job Description

Your responsibilities

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Administrator to join our team in Milton Keynes! This is a key role in Supplier Management and raw materials & subcontract maintenance. Working with the Commodity Managers, you will support Key Supplier Development activities, risk management process improvement, efficiencies and cost reduction through digitisation working closely with the business teams.

The Purchasing Administrator is the perfect role for someone who has previous experience in a similar role and can build relationships and challenge suppliers whilst raising Purchase Orders and managing quality issues.

Your main duties will be:

  • Supplier order book management
  • Raise purchase orders
  • Expediting
  • Micro management of Key poor performing suppliers
  • Supplier management & Risk management support
  • Non-workable sales resolution
  • Supplier RFQs
  • Gap-fill enquiries to distribution
  • Approved Supplier List
  • Quality Issues
  • Conbid management & tracking
  • Support wider Inventory & purchasing team

Your profile

Essential experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Prior experience in a similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Knowledge of raw materials / metallics

Your benefits with us

  • Competitive Salary
  • Monday – Friday with opportunities for hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Advantageous pension scheme
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Employee high street vouchers & discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational health & health surveillance
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Christmas savings scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Wellbeing events
  • Recognition Portal
  • Rewards Portal
  • Company events
  • Car Salary Exchange Scheme
  • Company share schemes
  • Christmas Closedown

This is us – your new employer

With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as a one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, disability, age, or sexual orientation and identity.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised expiry date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to supply individual feedback at the CV review stage.

Closing Date
Sunday 26 June 2022
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