Purchasing Administrator - 27k - Belfast

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting one of our major clients in Belfast with the recruitment of a Purchasing Administrator to join their expanding team.

This is a position that requires combining excellent organisational skills, people skills and multitasking skills.

This is a Monday - Friday position. Temporary - Permanent opportunity.


£24,000 - £27,000 per year + fantastic benefits in a modern workplace


  • Supporting engineers in sourcing suppliers and managing purchasing activities.
  • Liaising with suppliers.
  • Liaising with clients.
  • Data input and processing.
  • Uphold Data Protection Policies.
  • Undertake any other duty deemed necessary by Management, to ensure the efficient running of the business.

Essential Criteria:

  • 1 year's previous purchasing or administration experience within a busy office environment.
  • A strong understanding of purchasing processes, including supplier sourcing, negotiations, and managing purchase orders.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with purchasing software or ERP systems.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience gained within a plant / engineering company.

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.

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''Professional, on the ball, and genuinely advocate for you as an employee.''