Administrator – Temporary

Job Title: Administrator – Temporary
Contract Type:
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • £10.50 per hour
  • Contact Name: Jodie Clements
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5374

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re looking for an experienced administrator with previous experience of managing supplier relationships and processing purchase orders to join our manufacturing client based in Kettering.

    Working within the Supply Chain department, you’ll be responsible for all direct purchase orders in line with material requirements, as well as working towards supplier lead times, agreed target stock levels and managing the day to day performance of the supplier.

    This is a temporary assignment for around 2-3 months with potential to extend. Due to business requirements, applicants must be immediately available.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Placing purchase orders
    • Liaising and communicating with suppliers
    • Working closely with other department including the warehouse for updates
    • Tracking purchase orders and updating suppliers with delivery times and / or any delays
    • Carrying out administration of the database and ensuring records are updated
    • Monitoring stock levels
    • Planning and prioritising daily operations to ensure that KPIs are met and reporting on these


    Skills and experience required:

    • Previous experience in an administrative role involving placing purchase orders
    • Able to communicate in a friendly, professional and effective way (both written & verbal)
    • Experience of liaising with suppliers and managing those relationships
    • Stakeholder management experience would be an advantage
    • Confident with daily decision making
    • Takes a proactive approach to problem solving and identifying a speedy resolution
    • Ability to multitask and work at pace
    • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail as well as strong organisational and planning skills
    • IT proficient, and able to use Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and databases
    • Can interpret and explain data confidently and clearly


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm or 9am – 5pm
    • Hybrid working


    Salary and benefits:

    • £10.50 per hour

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