Purchasing Administrator – Worcester

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  • Location: Worcester

  • Type: Admin

  • Hours: Full-time

  • Closing: 31/08/2021

Avonside Plumbing Services is part of the Avonside Group – the UK’s largest envelope service provider primarily to the new build housing sector. Alongside our Plumbing division, we have our Energy, Renewables, and Roofing divisions, employing over 400 people across almost 40 different sites across the UK.

We are in a really exciting stage of our growth and development with a strong pipeline of work, ambitious growth plans and the implementation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP) called NetSuite to allow us to more efficiently and effectively manage our finance, procurement, and operations functions.

To support us in our ambition to deliver an excellent, right first-time customer experience on every occasion we are currently seeking a purchasing administrator within our Plumbing division. Based in the Worcester office you will be joining a well-established team during an exciting time in their growth plans.

The role will be based in the Worcester office Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Management of the purchase order process including:
    • Processing incoming requisitions onto the system and generating purchase orders
    • Issuing purchase orders and expediting them where necessary
    • Liaising with suppliers in relation to shortages and lead times
    • Ensuring all internal parties are kept up to date where orders are delayed
  • Updating and maintaining accurate records – both paper and electronic
  • Handling incoming calls

What You Bring

  • 12 months general administration experience, ideally including management of purchase order process
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Strong IT skills – including Word and Excel

Benefits of the Role

  • Competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life Assurance

How to Apply

Please only apply if you have full eligibility to work in the UK.

Please get in touch if this sounds interesting by sending your CV to our Head of Human Resources Emma Callacher on recruitment@avonsidegroup.co.uk.

Avonside Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a fair and non-discriminatory recruitment process. We reserve the right to close the application process early in the event that we find an appropriate candidate before the closing date. All applications will be handled in line with our privacy policy.