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Procurement Administrator

Reference No:
North East
£22,000- £24,000
Industry Sector:
Date posted:
03 December 2018
Expiry date:
03 January 2019
Job Role:

Company Description

Our client is an established and successful company based in Darlington. They are currently looking for an Procurement Administrator to join their team on a permanent basis. If you are interested and meet the person specification of the job role, please apply below. This is full time role based on 37.5 hours per week, Monday- Friday.


Job Specification

The Role

  • Supplier selection in conjunction client’s QA procedures, including maintaining supplier database            
  • Raise purchase orders according to business needs utilising the company’s ERP system                                                                    
  • Optimise inventory levels with regard to supplier lead times, EOQ’s and production requirements.                                   
  • Monitor and expedite outstanding purchase orders - communicating to internal customers and external suppliers                            
  • Progress supplier quality issues in conjunction with   QA                                                                                                                              
  • Provide administrative support for COSHH                                                                                                                                                    
  • Resolve supplier invoice queries and update the Accounts Department
  • Monitor Supplier Performance and act where appropriate.                                                                                                                      
  • Constantly monitor supplier base to ensure best fit for quality, delivery and cost     
  • Escalation of supplier issues
  • Process and monitor enquiries    
  • Produce quotations based on engineering estimates          
  • Prepare contract prequalification and tender submissions
  • Customer account creation and management including credit checks          
  • Liaise with customers for scheduled / call-off contracts    
  • Monitor customer requirements 
  • Process customer orders into the ERP system
  • Provide interface between Production and Customers       
  • Maintain product standard price lists                        
  • Organise finished product despatch. Forward customer specific information as necessary
  • Prepare and progress Applications for Payment    
  • Process Invoices and Credit Notes
  • Escalation of customer issues                                                                                                                    

The Person

  •  Knowledge of sales & purchasing processes          
  • Manufacturing administration background would be adventurous
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organising and planning skills          
  • Good customer focus both internally and externally
  • Good communication skills          
  • CRM knowledge              
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to analyse business process and effect change        
  • Understanding of MRP principles
  • Good Microsoft package skills                                                                                      
  • Desirable skills and knowledge

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