This is a varied role as a Business Support Administrator within a successful growing company based in offices near Southampton, Hampshire.
This is a part-time position, 25-30 hours per week over 4 or 5 days. Flexible hours
Salary and Benefits
This position offers a competitive starting salary depending on previous experience plus an annual profit related bonus, pension, life cover insurance, 25 days holiday pro-rata and free parking.
As a Business Admin and Purchasing Assistant you will be part of a small friendly team reporting directly to our Finance and Office Manager, with a varied and challenging role including the following responsibilities:
Purchasing responsibilities including purchasing of spare parts, purchasing of office and workshop consumables, expediting orders, responsibility for goods received and kitting of project bins along with invoice matching.
Sales Order Processing for spare parts, regular spares reviews and stock takes.
Admin support for the Automation and Support Team including booking and coordinating travel and accommodation for the engineers, printing training manuals, managing the Service Contracts and chasing renewals, processing mileage logs and expense claims.
Answering the telephone and dealing with customer enquiries.
Opening and distributing the mail and filing.
Greeting visitors and organising visitor hospitality.
General Office Admin and Support for the Purchasing, Finance and Engineering Teams.
Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications
We are looking for somebody with a 'can-do' attitude who is calm under pressure, with a clear understanding of the timescale pressures that are frequently placed on Teams.
You must have previous experience of working in an office environment, ideally in an Engineering or technical manufacturing business.
The following specific minimum qualifications and skill set are mandatory:
A minimum of 5 GCSE's (grades A-C, which must include Maths and English) are required but higher level qualifications would be a distinct advantage.
Proficiency in MS Office Products including Word, Outlook and Excel.
Previous experience of using a purchasing, MRP or ERP system would be desirable.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proven organisational skills, ability to multitask in a busy team environment and prioritise own workload whilst maintaining an attention to detail.
Previous experience in a technical manufacturing or engineering business would be a distinct advantage.