• Job Reference: SWR3344
  • Date Posted: 22 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Lallemand
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Administration, Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Administrator - This is a great opportunity to join GB Ingredients, part of the Lallemand Group.  We are a well-established international company that specialises in the development, production, and marketing of yeasts and bacteria and we are looking for a Business Administrator to be based at our Felixstowe site. The purpose of this key role within the company is to own a variety of administrative systems and processes within the sales order and financial processes. 

The ideal Business Administrator will be responsible for the placement of orders for all necessary materials needed for yeast production at the Felixstowe plant and follow-up orders with vendors as required. In addition, the role holder will own a number of central business administration responsibilities for the Felixstowe site. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparing purchase orders and obtaining approval from the Purchasing Manager as required.
  • Obtaining purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders, monitoring the timely income of supplies to the plant, and chasing as required.
  • Monitoring pallet deliveries in and out and maintaining records
  • Maintaining and publishing lists of raw material deliveries to site
  • Obtaining and maintaining necessary documentation from suppliers for audit purposes
  • Reviewing month end report of all sales orders, to ensure that invoicing can take place
  • Owning and having accountability for a number of central business admin tasks for the site
  • Confirming palletised goods delivery against customer orders and initiating invoicing process 

Our ideal Business Administrator will have excellent IT skills, experience in and knowledge of purchasing systems and processes, ideally also some finance processes. You will have an effective communication and influencing skills, with a proven ability to influence across a wide range of stakeholders. As well as attention to detail, accuracy, and numeracy skills you have will the ability to prioritise effectively and remain focused on these priorities. Most importantly you will be results focused with a “can do” attitude and self-starter with the ability to work off own initiative whilst still be a collaborative team player. You will be flexible, adaptable, and willing to embrace change.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who welcomes those looking to progress and become an integral part of this successful and well-established organisation. On offer is a salary circa £25,000 per annum depending on experience, working hours of 0900-1715 plus 25 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays and a Contributory Pension Scheme. We will consider reduced hours for the right candidates. 

If you feel you have the relevant skills and empathy to be our Business Administrator in a business whose purpose is to change the face of the industry in the UK, come and work with us. Please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV including your email address and telephone number. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Additional keywords: Administrator, Admin, Business Admin, customer service, purchasing, financial administrator, customer care 

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