Order Processing Assistant - Sudbury

  • Location
    Sudbury, Suffolk
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Purchasing and Procurement
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain

Hi, Adecco UK are recruiting for Order Processing Assistants to work for one of our prestigious clients at a site based in Sudbury! This will be a hybrid role allowing you to work from home as well as on site.

Training will be provided on the product, parts and commodities that are involved so no need to have heavy manufacturing knowledge (though of course this is beneficial)

Title: Order Processing Assistant
Location: Sudbury
Duration: 6 months (Potential to be extended)

We are looking for a Order Processing Assistant to perform a range of functions in the planning and purchasing of materials to support manufacturing according to the production schedule, customer orders and forecast.

The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of material to support the production cells.

Job Description:

* Support site by taking ownership of various reports and metrics to ensure optimised inventory and service levels are met

* Working closely with production planners, quality engineers, production managers, supervisors and warehouse operatives to ensure goods are available when they need to be;

* Reporting on key metrics and providing visuals and information at daily stand up meetings to communicate any potential issues

* Tracking metrics to build data to influence future decisions and changes

* Reacting to changes in supply to ensure contingency and recovery plan available in a timely manner and any issues escalated as appropriate, with labour and material requirements communicated throughout

* Attending the weekly Master Production Schedule meeting with key stakeholders to align on a firm plan to meet the short to medium term targets and managing the scheduling daily to deliver this

Essential skills:

* Sound understanding of an ERP system and MRP

* Good verbal communication, comfortable with speaking to suppliers, colleagues, management and other stakeholders

* Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Excel

* Strong organisational skills

* Strong problem-solving skills


* Experience in material planning from a manufacturing environment

* Sound SAP knowledge

* Experience in leading projects/ tasks and working effectively in small teams

* Comfortable with data analysis

* Desire to improve, lead

* Experience of working in a highly regulated environment

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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