Purchasing Administrator

Purchasing Administrator


Job Type:             Full Time, Permanent


Location:             Normanton, West Yorkshire, M62 Junction 31, WF6 1TD

Salary:                  Competitive – negotiable dependent on skills/experience


Hours:                  39.5 hours per week

Monday to Thursday 7.30am-4.00pm, Friday 7.30am-3.30pm


Benefits:             On site parking, staff uniform, canteen


Sheridan Fabrications is part of Howden Joinery PLC and is the UK’s largest manufacturer of solid and natural work surfaces.  Based in Normanton, West Yorkshire.

Due to continued growth an opportunity has arisen for a strong material planning administrator.  Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the successful candidate will provide administration support of raw materials stock control levels in line with company KPI’s and cost targets.


Key Duties


  • Using MRP software to plan manufacturing of 300+ SKU’s
  • Daily forward issuing of material for production/goods in
  • Supporting Production/Stores/Goods In with RM queries
  • Raising Purchase Orders
  • Utilise forecasting model to plan material deliveries from Asia 3 months in advance
  • Raw Material delivery receipting
  • Send monthly Incident Report claims to suppliers.
  • Monthly Intrastat reconciliation and posting.
  • Daily down stocking/checking of production saw books
  • General office duties
  • Any other task required by the business.


Essential Skills & Experience


  • Organised with good communication skills
  • Attention to detail (key)
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Work under pressure
  • Be able to work to targets
  • PC Skills (MS Office, MRP systems)
  • Flexible


This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to join an innovative company with a fun, friendly but professional working environment.    We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits…  if you feel that you fit the bill, we would like to hear from you.


Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not possible to acknowledge all.  If you have not heard from us within 28 days of applying please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.  Thank you for your interest in Sheridan and please do not let this deter you from applying for suitable future vacancies.


Sheridan is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Employees and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


Job Category: Office
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Normanton

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