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Purchasing Administrator

Job Description

We have a vacancy for a Purchasing Administrator to join our growing team. Vital Parts is a modern, fast paced, fledgling company who continue to experience a high level of annual growth.


  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure lead-times will be achieved
  • Updating purchase order delivery dates and communicating updates internally
  • Helping to prepare new product ranges for launch
  • Developing supplier relationships
  • Reviewing, entering and processing purchase orders 
  • Analysing stock levels and calculating new re-order levels based on lead times
  • Monitoring and reviewing supplier performance
  • Managing freight forwarders and making sure the documentation is correct
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements


  • Ideally experience in purchasing  
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and passion about making a difference 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to build successful working relationships
  • Show self-motivation and a positive attitude
  • Strong team player, working effectively in a team based environment
  • Attention to detail is important for this role

This role would suit someone with previous experience in purchasing or a similar detailed office environment.

Benefits include:

  • Being part of a Goldman Sachs high growth SME recognised company
  • Company bonuses when achieving targets
  • Fast progression opportunities due to company growth
  • Never work your birthday policy
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £18,000 p/y DOE + Benefits

Full Time (08:30 to 17:30)

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