Purchasing Administrator Trainee + Career opportunity

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1311719188-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Office Angels
  • Location: Whitstable, Kent
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Administration, Health and Safety, Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Would you like to start a career within Purchasing? Would you love to receive excellent training from this Global employer? If so we have a truly exciting opportunity for you.

This is a perfect position for someone who has gained some experience within an office who would like to develop their career working as part of a supportive Purchasing team of 4. As the Purchasing Administrator you will be responsible for supporting the Indirect Buyer with administrative tasks and providing ad-hoc administrative support to the wide Purchasing team.

Please find all the details below:

Job Title: Purchasing Administrator

Location: Whitstable, Kent

Salary: 20,000 - 24,000 DOE

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am - 4:30pm and Friday 8am - 1:30pm

Hybrid: Yes, on Mondays & Fridays (once trained) in agreement with your Department Manager


  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount on Dell PCs
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24-hour telephone line, counselling, financial support tools and much more!
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Income protection scheme
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%
  • Earn extra mile vouchers of up to 50 for going the extra mile
  • On site part subsidised canteen
  • Free on site parking
  • Free sight test vouchers
  • Yearly occupational health assessments
  • Career progression

As the Purchasing Administrator your main duties and tasks would be to:

  • Process non-inventory purchase orders in a timely manner
  • Action and resolve non-inventory invoice queries in a timely manner
  • Upload Quotes and maintain system data and parameters
  • Undertake any other administrative tasks required within the purchasing department
  • Ensure adequate information interchange and interaction with other internal stakeholders
  • Ensure all activities undertaken are in line with current policies and procedures

Ideal skills for the position:

  • Some experience in an office environment
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office
  • SAP knowledge would be ideal but not essential

Next steps:

If you have the above skills and experience then please apply today - this is such an incredible opportunity where you can really grow your career at this company.

Alternatively, if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details. If you successfully refer a friend for the above role, you will receive a 100 voucher of your choice! Terms apply

Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do please call us on (phone number removed) ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Bonnie (Candidate Manager) or Nicola (Permanent Consultant).

We look forward to your application.

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