Our client, a family run business, with a global customer base is seeking a Supply Chain Administrator to join their team. The primary function of the Administrator is to support the Supply Chain team Leader, ensuring the cost effective,  on time delivery of stock, using their experience of planning, forecasting and communication skills with freight forwarders and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

Issuing Purchase Orders:

  • Using Winman standard process to issue Purchase orders and Subcon orders on a regular basis to the supply chain
  • Placing orders against forecasted or ROP (re-order point) products in Winman
  • Placing orders for all other items to demand (supplier lead time) in Winman
  • Ordering and tracking of sample orders and logging in appropriate files
  • Seafreight and Airfreight to be booked in into transit location

Expediting Purchase Orders:

  • Regular contact with all suppliers on Order Management to ensure deliveries are received on time, to maintain Winman comments reflecting key supporting information
  • To escalate to the Supply Chain Team Leader any deliveries that could lead to back orders or customer delays

Liaise with other departments such as:

  • Tracking and liaising with Finance for Far East supplier payments, to ensure any financial issues are smoothly and quickly resolved
  • Warehouse, to ensure the smooth flow of material into the business and the effective support and planning for customer orders. NCD’s raised and closed in a timely manner

General Purchasing:

  • Undertake control of all non-production purchasing such as stationary, general purchases, packaging etc
  • Tracking and updating Freight and Haulage prices on a regular basis ensuring we have a competitive offer


  • Previous working experience in a Supply Chain/Procurement environment
  • Experience working in a logistics environment advantageous
  • Experience working with Far East Imports advantageous
  • Confident Communicator (Written & Oral)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel essential
  • Strong attention to detail


  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Long Service Incentives
  • Life Insurance
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • 23 days annual leave,  rising to 25 days after 5 years service + bank holidays
  • Holiday buying scheme





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