Purchase Order Administrator

Purchase Order Administrator

Pinewood MBS Lighting

Closing date: 18th October 2019

Pinewood MBS Lighting

Reports to: Finance Director

Department: Finance 

About Pinewood MBS Lighting 

Pinewood MBS Lighting is a world leading provider of lighting equipment and associated facilities to the film and television production industry, including the exclusive supply of service and support at Pinewood’s UK studios. Our service combines decades of experience with an unrivalled collection of cutting edge production solutions that embrace both the conventional and the very latest in advanced lighting technology. Through ongoing investment in people and products we have created one of the industry’s premier lighting rental resources, perfectly placed to service any production type anywhere in the world. 


Job description

Responsible for negotiating discounts, preferable pricing and ordering products and services required by the business.

  • Responsible for raising all purchase orders and maintaining the purchase order related area in RT Pro.
  • The ordering of technical equipment and associated spare parts.
  • Establish and maintain strong supplier relationships.
  • Negotiate and implement supply agreements.
  • Carrying out analysis to maximise margins.
  • Administration of capex process.
  • Manage and where necessary, establish relevant procurement processes/rules
  • Responsible for management of carnets and other freight documentation
  • Managing the purchase order module in RT Pro by closing open PO’s and helping in solving all PO related queries.


Person specification

The successful candidate for this role will be a self-starter but able to work well within a small friendly company.  Good negotiation and analytical competence with a keen eye for detail to manage the purchasing system and ensure profitable outcomes.

You will have a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, be process driven to ensure tasks are followed up to completion, buying and managing systems and a good team spirit.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a young growing organisation within the film/TV industry and to be part of dynamic team.