• Job Reference: 39884
  • Salary: £21,000 - £23,000
  • Discipline: Supply Chains & Logistics
  • Location: Peterlee
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Skills: Purchasing Administrator

Purchasing Administrator (Peterlee) - £21,000 - £23,000



The Company:


I’m delighted to be supporting a well-established Manufacturing business based in Peterlee, on the recruitment of a Purchasing Administrator.




  • Pension scheme
  • 3pm Friday finish
  • Life assurance
  • Regular social events
  • Dress down days.
  • Private healthcare
  • Volunteering leave
  • Commitment to mental health and wellbeing



Job Description of a Purchasing Administrator

  • To raise and maintain timely and accurate purchase orders for indirect items.
  • Raise orders for stock items as instructed by the Purchasing Coordinator or Purchasing Manager


  • To monitor and manage any open POs and update accordingly.


  • To chase and manage back orders with suppliers.


  • To check incoming delivery notes against purchase orders to ensure the value and quantity match, as well as manage any differences.
  • To assist in the co-ordination and sourcing of cost-effective and high-quality suppliers




Skills & experience of a Purchasing Administrator

  • Ability to communicate effectively and liaise with the factory, logistics team and finance department.
  • To have a working understanding of the warehousing, manufacturing, inventory and purchasing modules of the ERP system
  • To be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Thorough attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking skills



Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.


Senior Appointments

Leadership and Management

Supply Chain/Logistics

Design - Engineer, Management

Project Engineering, Management

Production / Process Engineering

Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management

Quality - Engineering, Management

Health, Safety & Environmental

HR & Finance

Sales & Business Administration





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