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Purchasing Department Administrator

Job Type: Full time

Location: Merton Business Park, Foxholes Road, Leicester, LE3 1TH

Salary: TBC

Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm


Working within the Purchasing Team, you will be responsible for the smooth running of the busy Purchasing Department, so organisational and multi-tasking skills are a must. This role is specifically intended for an effective administrator who shows the potential to develop purchasing skills with training.

The Role:

Merton Group UK Ltd requires an organised, enthusiastic person with an eye for detail within our busy Purchasing department. The role is varied and will include :-

  • Following training, raising and processing computerised purchase orders to suppliers to maintain the flow of stock into the company.
  • Ensuring the purchasing computer system is kept up to date.
  • Progress deliveries to completion.
  • Displaying self confidence in communication skills to pursue suppliers for information as required by the Purchasing Team.
  • Showing determination to ensure that suppliers give the information requested and to pursue until satisfied.
  • Liaising with many of the other Merton Group UK departments, showing effective communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • To assist in dealing with issues related to deliveries, customer complaints and customer additional information as required by the Purchasing Team.
  • To assist with the production of figures and reports as requested.
  • General administrative tasks and office duties.

Required skills:

  • Experience in a busy administration environment essential
  • Experience in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Experience in creating and using Excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Good eye for detail
  • A willingness to learn – full training on offer

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays – increasing with service
  • A responsible job which is interesting and varied
  • A friendly working environment
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Free Car Parking

Job Description:

Download a copy of the full job description – Purchasing Administrator 2022

To be considered for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected] or alternatively send to The Personnel Department, Merton Group, Merton Business Park, Foxholes Road, Leicester LE3 1TH.