Supply Chain Administrator – MATERNITY COVER - Swindon

Up to £21,000 pro rota - Supply Chain
Ref: 554 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Oct 2021
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Supply Chain Administrator – MATERNITY COVER

  • Full-time
  • Salary from £18k to £20k, depending on experience
  • 23 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday to Friday with an early finish one day of the week


Role Purpose

Responsible for ensuring that the right quantity of the right product is in the right place at the right time, at the least amount of overall cost.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all orders have the correct details
  • Place orders with suppliers ensuring lead times are met
  • Maintain production dates on operational reports and business ERP systems
  • Print and distribute office reports on a weekly basis i.e. production schedule, orders in, showroom/customer reports
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure order queries are resolved in a timely and efficient manner
  • Daily planning of logistics to ensure all customer deliveries are booked to the correct delivery slots
  • Process remedial orders within a strict lead time.
  • Assist with purchasing of raw materials and appliances.
  • Participate in company stock takes and cyclical counts to maintain accurate stock levels
  • Monitoring of supplier performance ensuring that all agreed SLA’s are met. Including receipt of proof of deliveries, that agreed delivery times are adhered to and that the supplier invoices are in line with agreed costs.
  • Any other reasonable duties specified by the head of department


Skill Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft packages, particularly excel
  • Administration and Supply Chain experience
  • Attention to detail, with high levels of accuracy
  • Keeping to strict deadlines & procedures
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communicator to all levels of the business and suppliers
  • Ability to react to problems and resolve on own initiative
  • Familiarity with ERP and ordering systems


Person Specification

  • Positive attitude Proactive approach to work
  • A desire to achieve and improve
  • Self-motivated     
  • Ability to thrive in a fast moving and complex business