Procurement Administrator

06th November 2019

Job Title: Procurement Administrator

Company: SCX Special Projects Ltd

Reports to: Manufacturing/SHEQ

Department: Manufacturing/SHEQ

Location: Roman Ridge Road, Sheffield S9 1GA

Job Summary

To provide support to the manufacturing and SHEQ teams by carrying out general administrative duties including placing orders for equipment and materials.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Raise purchase orders on Navision
  • Obtain prices for sundry, low value items and equipment
  • Review and renegotiate prices with suppliers to ensure the best possible price
  • Build and maintain relationships with key suppliers
  • Resolve issues with suppliers, for example where orders are late or incorrect
  • Where they cannot be resolved, escalate issues to the Manufacturing Manager
  • Book invoices in on Navision
  • Expedite open orders
  • Communicate order timescales and expenditure to the relevant Project Engineer
  • Support the SHEQ team during audits
  • Occasional reception and switchboard cover
  • Any other ad hoc projects as instructed by the SHEQ Manager and Manufacturing Manager

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required


  • Experience of working within a fast-paced office environment, preferably within manufacturing
  • Experience in sourcing and procuring materials and equipment
  • Ability to work within a budget
  • Able to effectively communicate and negotiate with suppliers
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Keen attention to detail


  • Experience of using Navision or similar software

To apply, send your CV and covering letter to