Production Administrator

Production Administrator

Currently seeking a production administrator to negotiate and place purchase orders ensuring schedules and delivery promises are maintained by suppliers. The role will also entail providing administrative and general clerical assistance to the production manager as well as liaising with various departments.

Details of Production Administrator

  • Salary: £9.50ph – £10.00ph (depending on experience)
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Working Hours: Part Time
    • Mon – Fri
    • 00am – 2.00pm (Flexible)
  • Location: Wednesbury
  • Duration: Temporary to Permanent

Role of Production Administrator

  • To assist Production Manager on a day to day basis, organising office systems and carrying out general office duties.
  • Check and input sales orders onto the computer system ensuring that delivery dates are acceptable via Production Manager and update customer schedules.
  • Collate and send test certificates from suppliers and sub-contractors and Regent certificates of conformity to customers who request them.
  • Organise transport for both UK and export deliveries.
  • Expedite orders in accordance with purchasing order requirements.
  • Monitor and manage supplier performance through vendor rating system.
  • Review and develop existing suppliers through quarterly Vendor Rating system.
  • Help progressing orders for customers.
  • Chase outstanding orders from subcontractors and suppliers on a daily basis
  • Manage the internal Spot Audit system
  • Update computer system and job folders with up to date drawings supplied by quality department
  • Assist with stocktaking.
  • Maintain works orders
  • Identify and solve stock issues as they arise
  • Check W.I.P report daily
  • Become member of quality Spot Audit team
  • Support other sections of the business where appropriate
  • Ensure all tasks delegated by production manager are carried out

The above duties are not an exhaustive list of duties. The roles tasks will differ and candidates will be expected to perform different duties necessitated by the changing role within the organisation and overall objectives of the business.

Experience required of Production Administrator

  • Minimum 1 year experience in production administration or similar role
  • Experience in using in house CRM systems and Microsoft Office packages (Excel & Word)
  • Be familial with working in a warehouse/logistical environment

Key Skills of Production Administrator

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload efficiently
  • Strong user of in house CRM systems and Microsoft office packages
  • Must have a proactive approach and use initiative


  • 28 Holidays per year
  • Weekly Pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employed Status
  • Discounted Holiday Club
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Mortgage references
  • My Extra Rewards – An online portal offering vouchers and discounts

If you are interested in the above role please click apply!

Demand Planner

Demand Planner – Brexit

Currently seeking a Demand planner for a global company to join them at their site in Birmingham (Bournville).

The role of a Demand Planner entails leading the planning activities for the specific group of products/country, delivering a fact-based forecast (across 24-month horizon) for the IBP cycle and ultimately for the product supply, to the highest possible accuracy. The role will also require you to liaise with cross function stakeholders to manage service constraints to achieve the best possible service whilst minimising ageing risks.

Details of Demand Planner – Brexit

  • Salary: £18.71ph
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Working Hours: Full Time
    • Mon – Fri (36 Hours)
    • Day Shifts
  • Location: Bournville
  • Duration: Temporary Contract (22 weeks)

Role of Demand Planner – Brexit

Responsible for providing an accurate base forecast, proper following of the weekly & monthly cycle in alignment with the IBP, supporting the area commercial objectives over the financial planning horizons following the 6 Steps Demand Planning Process:

  • Maintaining the forecasting system accurate & data in line with the company’s rules (1/ Data preparation 2/Cleansing segmentation)
  • Run statistical forecast to provide the best base forecast (3/Statistical Forecasting)
  • Enrich the forecast with the business and market information. (4/Market Update)
  • Review and validate the overall consistency of the total forecast, using analysis, report and available data (5/Forecast Review)
  • Share and aggregate forecast (6/Demand Review and Consolidation)
  • Act as a Business Partner for Commercial and Operations Functions, responsible for providing the different business stakeholder with a high quality insight-based total forecast (24 month horizon, weekly on sku level in APO DP)
  • Total Forecast Generation based on agreed company’s Best Practices and Product Segmentation
  • Apply best practice for NPD forecasting
  • Influence commercial and Business Partners to provide insights and high quality data input for forecasts
  • Works closely with category planning to receive market insights and drive agreed category actions back into the bottom-up forecast.
  • Responsible for meeting KPI’s (SFE,BIAS) for the products In charge, analysing and providing insight on deviation drivers (e.g. statistical, cleansing, market up-date)

Experience required of Demand Planner – Brexit

  • Minimum 3 years of operational experience with demand planning or related processes
  • Experience in Demand Planning (SG08-09 preferred SG10 Required)
  • Operational knowledge of SAP/ECC/APO/BI in Supply Chain
  • knowledgeable of modern demand and supply planning concepts and statistical forecasting
  • Experience in analysing complex issues and make appropriate decision accordingly
  • Experience of working in a busy environment towards deadlines

Key Skills of Demand Planner – Brexit

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and aptitude
  • Attention to details
  • Able to understand and manage key issues and success criteria
  • Accurate, efficient and organised whilst under pressure and time constraints
  • Proficient user of SAP and Excel
  • Must have a proactive approach and use initiative

Education Required of Account Receivable Assistant

  • Degree Level/Equivalent – preferentially in Logistics, Economics Supply Chain or Finance


  • 28 Holidays per year
  • Weekly Pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employed Status
  • Discounted Holiday Club
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Mortgage references
  • My Extra Rewards – An online portal offering vouchers and discounts

If you are interested in the above role please click apply!