Purchasing Administrator


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Thirsk, North Yorkshire
£27,000 - £31,000/annum

Purchasing Administrator
Location: Thirsk Area
Salary: Up to £31,000
Schedule: Permanent

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for a dedicated and ambitious Purchasing Administrator to join their on-site team near Thirsk. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual looking to progress in their career, with opportunities to take on more responsibilities as the business grows.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Monday – Friday (40 hours per week)
  • Holiday buy scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Internal training and development opportunities
  • On-site parking

Key Duties:

  • Managing import and export clearance
  • Collaborating with the supply chain on ERP to ensure raw material availability and stock accuracy
  • Planning purchases and placing orders
  • Tracking and expediting orders as required
  • Negotiating prices and terms with suppliers
  • Resolving supplier invoice queries
  • Maintaining the supplier’s database
  • Working with regulatory and quality teams on product and supplier approval
  • Developing strong relationships with existing and new suppliers
  • Handling supplier complaints
  • Performing other duties as requested by management

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years in a similar role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and strong IT skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to show initiative and demonstrate excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Ability to work as a strong team player and collaborate on cross-functional teams and projects
  • Capability to work independently and collaboratively

Transport required due to location

If you meet the above criteria and are eager to learn more, we would love to hear from you. This role offers the chance to grow and develop within a supportive and dynamic team.

Yorkshire Coast Recruitment are a multi-disciplined recruitment, operating across the UK covering a range of industries. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy, and in accordance with GDPR by applying you are granting us consent to process your data, and contact you in relation to this application and the services we offer.

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