Purchasing Clerk

Posted on August 3, 2021 in Permanent Vacancies

Purchasing Clerk

Area: Stratford upon Avon

Salary:  £23,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:  

Our clients, an award-winning, design-led global brand are looking to add to their growing team.  They are looking for a Purchasing Clerk to support the UK Sales team, helping to source and purchase products for their UK customers. 

The candidate should be a good team player, commercially minded, with experience in new product development/sourcing, understanding of inventory procurement.  The candidate will work under the Operations Manager and the CEO and be a vital person within the organisation.


  • Assisting sourcing UK product enquires for the sales team.
  • Inventory enquiries with suppliers.
  • Creating Supplier Purchase Orders for the Company, UK customers, distributors and overseas customers
  • Securing supplier loyalty through good relationship building.
  • Following continuity of shipping plans with suppliers.
  • Working daily, with goods-in at the UK warehouse.
  • Updating the UK Sales team, with customer order timelines.
  • Manging back-orders, keeping customers informed via the sales team.
  • Working to internal systems to ensure accuracy and error free orders
  • Inventory forecasting where required, weekly inventory reporting
  • Monthly Stock Reconciliation UK and overseas warehouses with Operations Manager.
  • Development of systems to improve communication of inventory availability/timings.
  • Exceed Customer Expectations.

The candidate should have the following:

  • Some experience in purchasing/office administration
  • Love working with beautiful products
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular Excel.
  • Excellent use of English Language, written and verbal.

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