Supply Chain Assistant Job in Christchurch

Dovetail Recruitment are excited to be working with a growing company near Christchurch who are looking to add a new Supply Chain Assistant to their team.

As the Supply Chain Assistant, you will be responsible for working directly with customers, manufacturers, factories and suppliers to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of stock. Experience dealing with suppliers in China is essential and FMCG industry experience is highly advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare purchase orders and send order requests to all suppliers and factories, following up to check orders have been process
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Track all orders and oversee shipment arrivals and bookings, ensuring all shipments are within agreed timetables and deadlines
  • Prepare packing lists, parcels and arrival dates for all deliveries arranged
  • Monitor stock levels, handling and distribution
  • Work on forecasts and inventories, keeping an accurate record of the process and performance of supply chain and use process sheets to track goods from origin to delivery
  • Manage shipment costs and applicability, querying with the suppliers and negotiating on material and order costs
  • Manage communication with the customer for any changes to product volumes / ship dates
  • Prepare deposit payments
  • Manage all customer order documentation and ensure it is completed accurately
  • Perform inventory and administrative tasks as needed such as preparing and forwarding order documentation, updating databases, filing, and organising documents for accounts team

Knowledge & Experience

  • Previous experience in a supply chain or purchasing position within an
  • Must have experience dealing with suppliers in China
  • Attention to detail with strong planning and time management skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Great communication and customer service skills

Salary & Benefits:

  • £20 – 25k
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Excellent company growth and stability

This Supply Chain Assistant Christchurch would suit candidates with experience dealing with suppliers in the far east and building strong relationships with customers, who have a strong understanding of shipping.

If you are interested in this position, please click on ‘Apply Now’. Alternatively, please see our vacancy page  for other opportunities.

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