Business Support

Procurement Administrator

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    Business Support

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    £14 - £16 per hour + + excellent bens.

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    Sam Bason

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    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Procurement Administrator

  • Coordination; Administrator; Procurement; Supply Chain;

  • Attention to detail; Pro active; Strong communication; Data

  • Chelmsford, Essex

  • £16ph, 12 month contract

We are a global leader in specialised components and subsystems for innovative solutions in medical, science, aerospace, defence and industrial applications. Our products do many things including saving people's lives by finding and treating cancer, helping map our planet and the universe and freezing the atom down to 0° Kelvin.


The Procurement Administrator is the information hub of Direct Procurement, co-ordinating all data requirements for a team of Procurement Managers and conveying them effectively to key internal/external customers.

In support of project procurement activities, the Procurement Administrator will also place Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders and liaise with suppliers to resolve tactical procurement issues.

This is a key role that will enhance the efficiency of the Procurement team, requiring a confident and dynamic individual to succeed.

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinating data requirements for a team of Procurement Managers, ensuring efficient responses to internal and external customer information requests. Specific examples include (but are not limited to):

    • Co-ordinating Bill of Material (BOM) costing exercises for input to bid reviews.

    • Manage EU material content for 300+ complex product BOMs; enabling sales teams to offer duty concessions to global customer base.

    • Completing Conflict Minerals Reporting Templates (CMRT) for end customers.

  • Supplier management: obtaining RFQ's, managing supplier open order books to ensure on time delivery.

  • Processing of Purchase Requisitions.

  • Placing of Purchase Orders in line with divisional purchasing requirements.

  • Support the development of Procurement processes and Work Instructions.

  • Administrative support for other activities as required by Head of Procurement.


  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Fluent English (written & verbal)

  • Strong MS Excel skill

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Personal values: Agility, Integrity, Excellence throughout and Customers first

A fantastic opportunity to learn and develop within a highly knowledgeable team - apply now to find out more!