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Salary: £24k - 28k per year

Location: Warwick, Warwickshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 21 Apr 2022

Reference: 5357 - SW

Internal Sales and Purchasing Administrator

Location: Warwick


Salary: Up to £28,000 dependent on experience


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a leading and innovative automotive and engineering component distributor as an Internal Sales and Purchasing Administrator.  This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a small team of professionals that provide a bespoke service to their clients.

The Internal Sales and Purchasing Administrator role would be offered on a full-time permanent basis and benefits from a salary of up to £28,000 per annum, dependant on experience

As the Internal Sales and Purchasing Administrator you will be carrying out a range of sales, purchasing and logistics duties across the client sites. You will possess a strong character with good communication/ negotiation skills, time management, accurate planning and a keen attention to detail and you will have the ability to build up a strong rapport with customers, suppliers, OEM’s and fellow colleagues.


  • Purchasing of materials and parts for Engineering project requirements.
  • Purchasing of products from suppliers to fulfil orders in the UK & Ireland.
  • Ability to query and challenge supplier pricing and lead-times.
  • Tracking & reporting of incoming parts relating to scheduled/ non-scheduled deliveries.
  • The creation and monitoring of shortage reports across the client group
  • Work with suppliers to assure necessary quality and on-time-delivery
  • Maintain accurate pricing across the range of suppliers.
  • Assisting the warehouse to carry out month/year end activities including stock takes.
  • Sending out and follow up on new Supplier Questionnaires.
  • Answering incoming calls, progressing enquiries from customers.
  • Process customer credit card payments.
  • Book and coordinate courier services across the client group
  • Assist with sales order processing
  • Raising of invoices and purchase orders.
  • Carrying out basic level quotations.
  • Updating the company CRM system where appropriate.
  • Monitor and order office stationery.
  • Support with ISO9001 Internal Audits and Procedures.


  • Must be familiar with the Sales Process, from quotation through to fulfilment.
  • A background in Sales and/or Purchasing Administration (ideally within an engineering or
  • related company)
  • Demonstratable experience with both customer service and supplier interaction.
  • A keen interest in developing your career within sales, purchasing and business administration.
  • Accurate and timely data entry/numeracy skills, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • IT literate with a strong working knowledge of spreadsheets/ Excel.
  • ERP and CRM Software experience
  • Strong communication skills, with an outgoing personality and an eagerness to learn
  • Sound verbal, written and oral communication skills

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please apply today, or call Sarah on 01926 424154.