Operations Coordinator (Fixed Term Contract - 12 Months)
Wisborough Green, Billingshurst RH14 (Guildford 30 minutes, Horsham 20 minutes).
Up to £23,000 depending on experience + Benefits Package
We are rapidly growing technology company that supports corporate and public-sector clients with world-class IT services, solutions and products.
Our thinking is award-winning and we’re constantly embracing exciting changes within our industry to ensure we’re able to deliver exceptional solutions to our customers. We pride ourselves on having a different view and a better answer.
The Operations Coordinator Opportunity:
The Operations Team are responsible for ensuring the ordering and delivery of supplies, materials and equipment within a quality controlled environment. We are now recruiting for an Operations Coordinator to join our busy team. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for validating orders, raising purchase orders, chasing outstanding orders, coordinating delivery and logistics with both internal and external agencies, production scheduling and other administrative duties. The ideal candidate will be proactive, have an eye for detail and have with excellent communication, customer service and organisational skills with a “can do” attitude.
This is an ideal role for a candidate with previous purchasing experience looking for more responsibility in a fast-paced environment.
+ Request quotes from suppliers and place subsequent purchase orders;
+ Quality check and validate orders;
+ Liaise with internal and external departments to resolve delivery issues;
+ Communicate and update order status within the business;
+ Maintain ETAs, proactively highlighting slippages internally;
+ Update and maintain internal reports;
+ Develop/maintain good supplier relationships;
+ Coordinate customer equipment builds with the internally based Configuration Team;
+ Coordinate logistics with internal departments such as Sales Support;
+ Liaise with international shipping partners for orders outside of the UK;
+ Provide administrative support to the Purchasing Manager and team Leader.
Skills & Experience:
+ Must possess strong administrative skills, preferably gained within a supply chain environment;
+ Previous purchasing/logistics and/or scheduling experience;
+ Previous experience of dealing with invoices and orders;
+ Previous customer service experience;
+ Analytical perspective of data;
+ Proficient in MS packages including Word, Excel and Outlook with computer skills for browser based applications;
+ Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to engage with both internal and external stakeholders through a variety of different mediums, with the ability to articulate solutions clearly and methodically;
+ The ability to maintain and build relationships both internally (with colleagues in other departments) and externally (with suppliers);
+ The ability to work calmly and methodically under pressure;
+ Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills;
+ Ability to self-motivate and manage own workload;
+ Accuracy and attention to detail;
+ Proactive in approach with a flexible attitude;
+ Team player – understands the importance of collaborative working;
Educated to A Level standard (or equivalent).
Location: Wisborough Green (Guildford 30 minutes, Horsham 20 minutes).
Hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm / Monday to Friday. (37.5hrs per week)
Salary: Up to £23,000 depending on experience.
Benefits & Perks:
Includes: 25 days annual leave, life assurance, healthcare cash plan, employee assistance programme, on-line discounts & savings platform, free parking, spot bonus scheme, recruitment bounty scheme, dress down Friday, fundraising, sports & social club, health and wellbeing programme.
Start date: 26th July 2018
- Must have the right to live and work in the UK;
- Must have access to own transport due to location.
We look forward to hearing from you!
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Operations Administrator, Purchasing Assistant, Supply Chain Administrator, Office Administrator.
Interested? Just Apply Below...
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.