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Purchasing Admininstrator

Job description

Excellent opportunity to join the purchasing department of a leading medical device distributor.


  • Review of stock levels by agency and item on a structured monthly/weekly basis to formulate orders to be placed with suppliers.

  • Maintenance of a table of internally agreed stock holding covers (weeks/months) plus transport lead times.

  • Ensuring Purchase orders are duly authorised in advance of placing orders with suppliers.

  • Liaison with suppliers in relation to receipt of order confirmations and any stock supply issues.

  • Active management and monitoring of customer and supplier backorders on a daily basis to ensure same are received as promptly as possible, updating Customer Service and Sales as necessary.

  • Communication with internal staff in relation to all back orders and delivery issues.

  • Liaising with Customs in relation to duties to be paid and filing and reconciliation of all monthly SADs.

  • Generation and issuing of daily sales reports, month end operational reports and ad-hoc reports as required by Managers and staff from time to time.