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Supply Chain Administrator

Job Title: Supply Chain Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: PP/LG/OFA/IP_1520522095
Contact Name: Laura Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Supply Chain Administrator (Order Fulfilment)

Ipswich (6 Month Contract)

The Company:

A global Telecoms company, who operate in more than 175 countries across the world. They are currently seeking a Supply Chain Administrator to join their R&D Centre based team, located in Ipswich.

Role Context:

This role is part of the Order Fulfilment team supporting the business in raising purchasing orders and delivering production. The role requires the post-holder to cooperate with the clean room as well as lab areas, receiving and clarifying procurement requirement from engineers, and managing the material stock and order status regularly.


  • Prioritizing and taking action on incoming purchase requests; Liaising with internal stakeholders to review and clarify requirements
  • Inputting data onto systems to raise purchase ordering in a timely and proper way.
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of goods or services purchased from suppliers by tracking order regularly.
  • Resolving any scheduling difficulties, taking preventative action to avoid re-occurrence
  • Deal with production delivery and sample delivery to HQ and affiliated company in China.
  • Cooperate with Fab material management team to manage the material stock and order status.

Experience Required:

  • Experience user in relevant office software and Information Management System, with ability to maintain the data in different ledger
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Good capability levels in analysis and interpretation of data, being able to draw qualitative conclusions.
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders to ensure the right outcomes for both the organization and internal/external stakeholders

Personal Attributes

  • Able to work calm under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to ensure prioritization of workload dovetails with the needs of the business
  • Positive approach to teamwork and actively seeks to share information and ideas with colleagues
  • Strong approach to persuasion and negotiation
  • Personality to fit in with staff from all backgrounds, cultures and varying levels of the business

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.