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Purchasing/Production Administrator (TGN5043) – Excellent Salary DOE

Purchasing/Production Administrator (TGN5043) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Textiles

Job Ref: TGN5043

The Company:

Our client is a successful manufacturer and innovator of fabrics, they are currently looking to recruit a Purchasing/Production Administrator. This is a varied and busy role working in a team focused and supportive environment.

The Role: 

  • Booking stock in and out of the business
  • Liaising with freight forwarders, suppliers and the warehouse regarding deliveries.
  • Organising the delivery of fabric to suppliers for further processing such as PVC coating and FR coating
  • Invoice checking to match supplier invoices with delivery notes and purchase orders.
  • Liaising with Design, Merchandise, Sales, Packaging and QC Departments.
  • Selling alternatives if out of stock, emailing images over to a customer to cement a sales
  • Build and maintain relationships to ensure the smooth running of the supply chain process.
  • Progress the development of product.
  • Handle receipt/placement of purchase orders.
  • Monitoring and tracking of new product developments for pricing and sampling.
  • Maintaining a critical path.
  • Tracking of price negotiation, production of reports.
  • Collating and distributing supply chain information to the business.
  • Creating reports – weekly shipment lists, invoice and packing details, relevant marketplace data etc.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Products
  • Comfortable making calls as well as receiving them.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills.
  • Be a confident communicator – with strong oral and written English.
  • Have the ability to organise and prioritise effectively to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure, to prioritise own workload.
  • Ability to work in conjunction with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders.
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