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Procurement and stock administrator

Equipment, Technology and Innovation (20 hours per week).

Can you help us to make waves around the world? We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our team and support our manufacturing activities in driving forward our thriving wave generation, equipment and technology business.

As a specialist water-focused consultancy, we build and test scale models to help us explore developments on the coastal and marine environments and our facilities are some of the largest in the world. To support this work, we develop specialist equipment, software and instrumentation for our engineers and scientists, and we also supply these to other facilities around the globe.

Join our Equipment, Technology and Innovation group – a multi-disciplinary team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers – and help us to develop and deliver our class-leading portfolio to international clients.

About the role

This is a new part-time position, and is a key role within our flourishing equipment manufacturing business. You will facilitate the procurement of 3rd party components and register goods in and out of the electronics workshop to maintain and control our stock levels. In addition, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining our Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system to ensure accurate records. This will lead to the successful candidate reviews and identifying areas of improvement in the procurement and stock management processes.

We are proud of our reputation for quality, and we’ll expect you to work to our high standards. Good communication skills are essential as you will work directly with our suppliers.

About you

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Organised: with a key eye for detail and good record keeping skills.
  • A great communicator: confidence on the phone in dealing with suppliers.
  • Flexible: you will be able to respond positively and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Computer proficient: good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, email and Internet.

About us

Our people are our most important asset. We are committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. We offer a stimulating working environment with competitive salaries commensurate with experience. We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes: a generous defined contribution pension scheme with a minimum 10 per cent employer contribution; at least 22 days (pro-rata) holiday plus three days discretionary company holiday plus eight bank holidays, permanent health insurance; flexible working hours which allows for leave to be taken subject to hours accrued and business needs; childcare vouchers; and access to a staff restaurant, as well as an on-campus sports and social club.

How to apply

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, clearly stating the vacancy of interest, to:
Sharon Draper, Personnel Advisor, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BA, United Kingdom, or email s.draper@hrwallingford.com.

Closing date 23rd November 2018.

HR Wallingford is an equal opportunities employer.

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