Supply Chain Administrator – Stokenchurch

Location: Stokenchurch

The Company:

Tibbetts Group is a family-owned business established 40 years ago, with approximately 150 employees across 4 locations. The business has a global customer base with revenues exceeding £60m.

Role Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Supply Chain Administrator is to support the Supply Chain Team Leader to provide BFC (UK supplier of choice for bespoke components and fasteners to the global automotive, aerospace and industrial manufacturing sectors) with a cost-effective supply chain, where supplier on time delivery, stock availability and product quality are our main focus using their extensive experience of planning, forecasting, liaising with freight forwarders for imports and cost effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • 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
    • General housekeeping

Skills & Experience:

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

The Benefits:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long service incentives
  • Stakeholder Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Health shield cash plan scheme
  • 23 days annual leave rising to 25 days on 5 years’ service + bank holidays
  • Holiday buying scheme

Additional Job details:

  • Application deadline – close of play, 21st June 2022
  • Hours – 40 hrs per week (8.30am-5.00pm, includes a 30 minute unpaid lunch break)
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