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Interim Purchasing Administrator

Published 22 September 2023
£12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Job Starts: 22nd September 2023

Job Description

Temporary Purchasing Administrator!
Macildowie are working with a well-known and leading retailer on an interim purchasing administrator role.

Location: South Elmsall
Salary: circa £13 per hour but depends on experience
Hours: 9-5pm but early finish on Friday (4:45pm)
Duration: 3 months

You will provide vital administrative support to our esteemed client's Commercial Services department. Are you ready to have an active role in ensuring a smooth flow of operations? Apply today!


  • Great opportunity to start your career in procurement
  • See if you like the job before you take on another permanent role!
  • Expand your skillset


Helpdesk Support

  • Inform end users about changes or additions to items/procedures or supply issues through phone and email
  • Enact stock enquiries
  • Act as the primary point of contact for helpdesk support to stores, warehouses, online directories, and head office through monitoring orders and answering any queries

Purchasing Assistance and Supplier Management

  • Raise purchase orders
  • Highlight any issues to supply chain analyst

Interfacing with various departments to ensure efficiency

  • NEO (Next Electronic Ordering): place picking allocations into the system, ensuring accuracy, and liaise with the Bristol Warehouse to verify correct allocation loading
  • External: send reports to suppliers
  • Finance: Review and clear invoice exceptions in a timely manner in alignment with supplier payments


  • A-Levels or equivalent
  • Great communication, planning, organisation and collaborative skills
  • Microsoft Office experience or Google equivalent

Apply Today!
If you are detail-oriented, possess strong administrative skills, and are ready to contribute to the efficiency of our client's Commercial Services department, we invite you to apply for this Interim Purchasing Administrator position today. Apply now to be a part of our dynamic team!

In your application, please include your most recent CV.
If you are interested contact Katrina at or call 07976309344.

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