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Purchasing Administrator

THE COMPANY

Over the past 30 years L&T has become a global player in the medical simulation education market. It has ambitious plans for further growth in the next 5 years across the globe, through investment and new product development.

Multi award winning and still privately owned, the £25M business has grown from a tabletop start up, to a multinational business with its head office and manufacturing in Bristol, along with sales offices in the USA, Australia and Sweden.

The vision of the business remains as it always has: to design and manufacture medical task trainers which through deliberate clinical practice help improve patient outcomes.

People are at the heart of L&T, they comprise the expertise, contribute to and deliver the vision, in this fascinating and growing market sector. Take a look at what we are all about.

THE JOB

The Purchasing Administrator works closely with the Purchasing & Warehouse Manager, building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, carrying out general purchasing administration and providing general administrative support to the wider operations team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring purchase orders capture all requirements and are placed, booked-in and correctly supplied, in good time; monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs; coordinating import of overseas products; communicating with suppliers on orders and deliveries; and researching potential vendors.

St Philips, Bristol (near Temple Meads)

Permanent

£19,000 - £22,000 per annum (Depending on experience)

THE PERSON

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in an administration role, ideally in a manufacturing environment. Purchasing experience would be an advantage.

You will have a good attention to detail with the ability to work independently and as part of the wider team. You are a good communicator, both verbally and in writing, and you have experience of building relationships and communicating with confidence at all levels of the business.

You will have good MS Office skills, especially Word and PowerPoint. Experience of using and ERP system and/or Time & Attendance (T&A) system would be an advantage

 

THE PACKAGE

In return we offer a competitive salary and a performance-related bonus based on personal objectives that pays up to 10% of your salary annually, study support and the chance to progress in a rapidly growing company.

We have recently introduced a new flexible working policy; it currently allows employees to work from home one day a week (if their work can be done from home) and also to work longer hours during the week and finish early on a Friday. This is a new initiative that we will review and extend if our employees value it and it works well.

Other benefits include a salary sacrifice pension scheme where the company matches your contribution up to 5% plus Employer NI savings - currently 15.08% of your contribution (this also applies to voluntary contributions), a non-contributory healthcare cash plan including access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), life insurance paying 4x your salary, access to a virtual GP, 25 days holiday and a cycle to work scheme.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity and you feel you have got what it takes, please send your CV with a covering letter telling us why you consider yourself suitable for the role