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Supply Chain Administrator

Ref no. BHN553862
Salary £28,000 - £32,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract TEMP TO PERM
Job status Open

Job summary

The Supply Chain Administrator is to provide administrative support across the planning, procurement, and stock control functions of the Supply Chain Department. The role will be a temp to perm position based in Southampton.

Key skills required for this role

Manufacturing, supply chain, purchasing


Supply Chain administrator to support the purchasing team

Job description


  • Action inventory transactions (job issues, stock adjustments, etc.).
  • Digitisation and management of records, (e.g. delivery notes and POs).
  • Job maintenance and issuing paperwork including job travellers, picking lists, sales dispatches, manifest, etc.
  • Loading enquiries, new orders, and maintenance of existing orders to ERP system.
  • Maintain build packs and ensure aftermarket database record is generated.
  • Maintenance of inventory and procurement data within the ERP system.
  • Maintenance of Sub-con PO's / jobs including ensuring free issue stock is transacted and send out within agreed schedule.
  • Master data parameters adjustments (HS codes, CoO, CoC, COSHH, inspection, shelf Life and expiry date products checks).
  • MRP housekeeping reports (inspection clearance, received but not transacted, invoiced but not received, sub-con processing, and jobs completion).
  • Preparation of Supply Chain KPIs.
  • Processing customer price enquiries.
  • Processing of jobs in line with build/shipping plan, ensuring schedule adherence, and communicating deviations and risks as necessary.
  • Safety stock and consumables stock maintenance e.g. reordering of cleaning supplies.
  • Serial number generation and management.
  • Supporting purchase order management (placement, expediting, delivery).
  • Take active part in continuous improvement activities, perpetually looking for opportunities to improve business and supplier performance in terms of cost, quality, delivery, and working capital.


  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • MRP/ERP literate.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.


  • Previous experience within a manufacturing or engineering business.
  • Purchasing or production administration experience.
  • Recognised business administration qualification (NVQ, Diploma, BTEC, etc.).

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