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!