Purchasing and Sales Administrator – Aerospace Raw Materials

The ideal candidate for this job role will:

  • Be well organised, proactive and have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Be customer focused, being part of our team who thrive on customer satisfaction
  • Have excellent communication skills with the supply chain and internal departments
  • Have good understanding of Microsoft Excel including the use of basic formulas and IT proficient
  • Have a level of education equivalent to A-Levels or equivalent, or higher

Your New Role

Predominantly working as the Purchasing Administrator, providing cover for the Sales Administrator when needed, you will be part of the Commercial team performing an important role within the company, procuring raw materials and ensuring that they are delivered on time to support the manufacture of our parts into the global aerospace industry.
This role offers opportunity for progression within the company for the right candidate.

What you’ll be doing

In order to achieve the above objective, you will be carrying out the following activity:

  • Assisting with the planning requirements of raw materials to support the manufacture of 4000 components from 700 different materials.
  • Sending enquiries to suppliers to locate materials and get prices (for non-contract materials).
  • Challenge price and deliveries quoted, where improvements are necessary.
  • Raise and update Purchase Orders for the purchase of sheet/coil, bar, nuts/rivets and castings/forgings
  • Expedite POs to ensure on-time delivery and update system with expedite comments
  • Provide our Production Department with material delivery promise dates as and when required
  • Work in accordance with our Quality System to ensure compliance to aerospace standards

Also, you will be providing cover for the Sales Administrator as and when required (eg. during busy periods or holiday cover). This will include orderbook management (mostly electronic uploads).

Who are MJ Sections?

We are an aerospace engineering company supplying sheet metal and machined components to the global aerospace industry. We supply both engine and airframe parts (military and passenger) to prestigious companies such as Rolls-Royce, Airbus, GE, Pratt & Whitney, Bombardier and many more.

Now we hopefully have the global pandemic behind us, our business is showing continuous growth again, so now is a fantastic time to join our company. In this job role, you will also be able to develop further into the procurement process.

We currently employ 180 people and are forecasting a sales turnover of £23.5m for 2023, and £27m for 2024.

Job Details

  • Salary £26,000 to £28,000
  • 33 days holiday including Bank, Easter and Christmas holiday, leaving 20 days to choose personally.
  • Company Pension
  • Working Hours: 39 Hours (Monday – Thursday 08:00am – 4:30pm, Friday 08:00am – 3:30pm)


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £26,000.00-£28,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dudley: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Procurement: 1 year (preferred)
  • Purchasing: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

17 May 2023 Back to careers