Temporary Purchasing Administrator

  • Job Reference: 620220107-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Bayman Atkinson and Smythe
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £9.50 to £10.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Temporary Purchasing Administrator - North Manchester

Based in North Manchester, our client is an established engineering firm that offers a great working environment. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Administrator or Purchasing Graduate to join and support a successful purchasing department to ensure that the highest standards of supply, cost and quality are maintained. This is a temporary role that will start immediately and will last for 6 months +. This is an office-based role, working Monday - Friday.


Reporting to the Procurement Manager, as Temporary Purchasing Administrator you will be fully responsible for all the departments administrative support, which will include:

Completing various orders for parts and equipment.

Maintaining the purchasing progress by effectively communicating locally and internationally, creating orders, comparison of prices and dealing with any issues.

Following through with vendors on shipments and deliveries.

Maintaining accurate records.

Following up files of purchases, shipments, and related matters.

Delivering a range of administrative tasks to ensure orders are delivered on time, by liaising with local and international suppliers.


The ideal applicant will have some administration experience and a keen interest in purchasing or will be a 2021/2022 Purchasing Graduate looking for their first role. You will require excellent communications skills and the ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally. You will be expected to support multiple projects throughout the team; therefore, you must be a robust character that is highly organised and can confidently problem solve. You will need to be reactive to change and have a flexible approach to all that you do