Purchasing Administrator

Purchasing Administrator

Hassocks - driver required

£17600 - £19600 + opportunity to grow a career

Permanent. Hours of work are based on a 37.5 Hour a week, between the hours of 07:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday.

An exciting aviation opportunity is available with Hunters’ large and global aircraft component specialist for an enthusiastic and career-minded person to progress as a purchasing administrator. The purchasing administrator will assist the Purchasing department with the review and purchase of inventory to meet business requirements. The purchasing administrator will liaise with suppliers and deliver a high-quality service level, ensuring on time deliveries. The purchasing administrator will develop Supplier relationships.


  • Previous experience working in an administrative role within an office environment desirable.
  • Knowledge of aircraft components advantageous but not essential.
  • Professional, confident and courteous phone manner.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels, good at building relationships.
  • Capability to use initiative, aptitude to recognise and respond to problems.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Numerate, accurate with the ability to meet deadlines and target.
  • Ability to use Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Performance driven with the desire to succeed.
  • Flexible and adaptable to work in a busy environment.
  • To work a 37.5-hour week, Mon-Fri between 07:00 - 19:00, flexibility on work hours’ essential.
  • Language skills desirable.


  • Assist in sourcing inventory to quality and industry approved standards.
  • Obtain vendor quotes and input data onto system database.
  • To support Purchasing Executives to utilise Pooling solutions, maintaining optimum inventory levels to support business.
  • Assist in negotiations with Suppliers to obtain best price, terms and warranty.
  • Issue purchase orders.
  • Expedite open orders to achieve delivery requirements.
  • Develop Supplier relationships.
  • Attend supplier meetings including occasional travel to supplier sites.
  • Support with obtaining warranty return approvals from suppliers.

Required skills

  • Aircraft
  • Aviation
  • Communicator
  • Numeracy
  • Purchasing

Application question

I am a driver?

Reference: 37000403

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