The Purchasing Administrator will perform various administrative and analytical tasks to support the Purchasing team in achieving customer fill rate, inventory, and cost reduction targets. This includes monitoring and responding to internal customer requests for backorder information, expected PO delivery dates, and item availability, supporting daily and weekly Purchasing processes through collection and consolidation of data from the buying team, and proactively managing updates to certain daily/weekly/monthly reports/communications.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Ensure prompt response time to both internal and external requests for shipment eta’sManage a group mailbox/ticketing system and coordinate with purchasing team to ensure that inquiries are being addressedConsolidate daily/weekly feedback from purchasing team to provide to leadershipUpdate PO delivery dates based on buyer, vendor, and carrier feedbackPartner with logistics team to prioritize shipments with backordered materialsWork with purchasing team and vendors to ensure that delivery dates are adhered toQUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:Excellent written and verbal communication skills for both formal and informal communicationsExcellent organization skillsAttention to detail and follow upExperience with SAP is preferredAbility to work successfully in a team environmentProficient in MS Office Applications (Excel, Word, Power Point)EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:3+ years of supply chain, purchasing, and/or administrative function in a global manufacturing or distribution environment.
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