Supply Chain Administrator

Posted 5 days ago by Brunswick Executive Search Limited

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£25,000 - £30,000/annum

Our client is a large and highly successful UK headquartered business involved in the manufacture and supply of building materials for use by commercial and domestic customers. The company operate globally in a complex supply chain and export environment.

The business is now looking for a Supply Chain Administrator to join the small Purchasing team based at the company’s headquarters. This is a new role created to expand the team and offers an excellent opportunity to develop a career in supply chain.

As Supply Chain Administrator you will work closely with the wider purchasing team and local and international colleagues to co-ordinate supply chain activity and provide overall administrative support.

With involvement in international sourcing and by joining a highly experience team this is an excellent entry point into the supply chain and procurement industry for an enthusiastic person looking to learn and grow.

Job Title:                       Supply Chain Administrator

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the achievement of company supply chain objectives and KPIs.
  • Ordering stock from suppliers to fulfil manufacturing demand.
  • Processing order confirmations from suppliers quickly and effectively, liaising with other departments where necessary.
  • Chasing suppliers for overdue items.
  • Resolving issues where stock does not arrive exactly as it should.
  • Maintaining all documents relating to supply chain process in accordance with the company’s quality requirements.
  • Communicating informed risks within the business to key stakeholders.
  • Preparing presentations, reports, and analysis.
  • Supporting the function of the supply chain department.

Package:           Competitive basic salary

Candidate profile:

  • Excellent general administrative skills.
  • Data literacy - strong numerical reasoning.
  • MS Office competency, particularly Excel and Outlook.
  • Good interpersonal skills, especially to be able to communicate externally with suppliers and internally with colleagues.
  • Good time management and organisational skills to meet timescales and deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving abilities.
  • Customer-focused.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Good computer literacy.
  • Previous experience in a similar supply chain or procurement role is desirable.
  • Experience sourcing from international suppliers, particularly in Asia, would be an advantage but not essential.
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