Supply Chain Administrator

Job Reference: WM – 2354

Location: Shropshire

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Supply Chain Administrator 


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
  • General Housekeeping

About You:

  • Experience working in a logistics environment would be advantageous
  • Experience working in a Supply Chain/Procurement environment
  • Experience working with imports from the Far East advantageous
  • Confident communicator when dealing with suppliers
  • Intermediate to advanced level of Excel essential
  • Strong attention to detail

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK