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Purchasing Administrator – Raw Materials Full Time

Are you a member of CIPS or working towards your CIPS qualification? Do you have experience working in the manufacturing sector?

An opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Administrator to join the purchasing team of a tier one supplier to the automotive industry.

You will be joining a fast paced team, you will have the ability to work safely under pressure, efficiently and accurately on your own initiative.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Set-up, maintain and improve commercial supplier relationships
  • Lower the cost of supply for all raw materials procured
  • Control the materials budgets, monitor spend and investigate variance
  • Analyse data and issue reports on supplier performance
  • Ensure suppliers meet expected performance levels
  • Generate and manage requests for quotations and tender analysis
  • Manage change control
  • Control trial materials for new projects and cost reduction initiatives
  • Management of scrap

You will possess excellent negotiation skills, pay good attention to detail and preferably have experience in the automotive industry.

Excellent Excel skills are essential for this role and the ability to analyse data.

If you would like further information about this role please don’t hesitate to contact Erica on 07860 845320 or


Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 27th July 2018
  • Location: Sunderland
  • Job Title: Purchasing Administrator – Raw Materials
  • Hours: 37.5h / week
  • Salary: £22000 - £25000
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