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Marine Purchasing Administrator

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £28000 per annum

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Job Description

Marine Purchasing Administrator - £23,000-£28,000

Swanwick, Southampton

Have you got amazing purchasing or buying experience?

Are you looking to join a growing team and company with genuine career progression opportunities?

My client is looking for a full time Marine Purchasing Administrator to start as soon as possible!

Brook Street is pleased to be working with a leading company in the marine service sector providing award winning installations and retro-fits of all equipment and systems to Luxury Yachts. My client offers an excellent working environment; a positive, small and friendly team and a real opportunity for career progression. Our client is now looking to take on a Purchasing Administrator on an initial 8 month fixed term contract; however there is likely the opportunity for this role to become permanent.

The Marine Purchasing Administrator is responsible for Building excellent business relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors and with the Marine Engineering Team and negotiating terms and placing purchase orders for materials, services and sub-contracts whilst updating the relevant internal customers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services. They will need to provide administrative assistance to the Operations and Engineering teams as required. They will also be Assisting Commercial Director with annual servicing of HSE equipment and PPE and Ensure quality assurance policies and procedures are met to comply with ISO standards.

Who's right for the job?

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, clear and confident negotiation skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multi-task. They will need to be organised, focused and proactive with an amazing attention to detail. A drive for progression and success is always important.

Skills crucial to success in this role:

  • Must have experience within Purchasing/Buying
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organised, focused and proactive
  • Professional and personable
  • Marine industry experience/ knowledge
  • Experience dealing with suppliers and sub-contractors

In return for your hard work our client offers a competitive salary of £23-£28K per year. Working hours are standard office hours, but can be discussed at interview.

Let's get started!

This role is available for a start as soon as possible and interviews will be arranged as soon as possible. This will involve an initial phone call followed by a two stage face to face interview if successful.

If you are interested in the role and looking for work it would speed up your application process if you completed an online registration with Brook Street as soon as possible via the following link: This registration will need to be completed to progress your application for this role or any future roles you apply for.

For more information or a detailed job specification including responsibilities, please contact Lauren at Brook Street on 02380 224139 or send your CV at .


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