Graduate Purchasing Administrator - new job in Tyne and Wear, UK

Graduate Purchasing Administrator
  • £23,000 - £25,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Tyne and Wear, England, UK Tyne and Wear UK DH3 2RE
Job Ref: BBBH126820
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 15 March 2023
Graduate Purchasing Administrator required on a permanent basis in Tyneside.

Graduate Purchasing Administrator required on a permanent basis in Tyneside. Requiring a degree in Chemistry, with recent graduates encouraged to apply. Full training and development provided

Title: Graduate Purchasing Administrator

Location: Tyneside

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent

SRG are currently working with a well-established manufacturer and supplier of paints & coatings based in Tyneside, North East England. Due to a recent retirement they are seeking to hire a Purchasing Administrator on a permanent basis, providing full training and development. This role would involve communicating with suppliers, requesting documentation and supporting in the customs of moving goods. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent Chemistry graduate to grow into a role outside of a laboratory environment.

Benefits: An excellent opportunity to join a well-established company who are market leaders within the paints and coatings sector. Full training provided. Working hours are 8:00am - 4:300pm Monday - Thursday and 8:00am - 3:15pm on Friday. 24 days holiday plus bank holidays and pension scheme.

Role / Description

  • Running reports to support in monitoring both inventories and deliveries
  • Supporting in obtaining and delivering Purchase Orders
  • Customs clearing goods coming into the UK from EU/Rest of the World
  • Communicate with suppliers to confirm delivery dates and pricing
  • Request documentation regarding products


  • A degree or similar qualification in Chemistry or a related field
  • An interest in moving into a non-laboratory based role or moving into purchasing
  • Able to work as part of a team effectively
  • Strong organisational skills

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 868 2225.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: chemistry, chemist, graduate, purchasing, documentation, purchase orders, moving goods, deliveries, inventory, monitoring

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

14/04/2023 09:51:29
GBP 23000.00 25000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Chris Beckenham

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