Production Administrative Assistant

The Hiring Hub Limited
South Wigston
Competitive depending on experience
02 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for Production Administrative Assistant to join an established food manufacturing company which specialises in manufacturing great tasting, high quality bakery products. Based in South Wigston, Leicester, the successful candidate will join the company’s forward thinking production team to work in a food manufacturing environment earning a competitive salary, depending on experience.

The company prides itself on providing a range of premium quality, ambient and individually wrapped products which all have a BRC accreditation and great shelf life. The successful Production Administrative Assistant will be responsible for helping drive the business forward. Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Assisting the production manager and team with any daily administrative duties, including mixing records, confirming both customer and supplier orders, stock-count of packaging / ingredients.
  • Assisting with managing and planning all ingredients buying along with the production manager and finance manager.
  • Reviewing ingredients costs on a regular basis with the finance manager and planning ahead to keep in line with budgets.
  • Liaising with key customers and suppliers on behalf of the production manager.
  • Working with other team members in production and the wider office team including finance, sales, and warehouse.
  • Using the internal software system for various administrative roles.  
The role will be very hands-on in the production office and the candidate must be willing and able to multi-task efficiently and effectively. The successful candidate will ideally have worked in a similar administrative role within a fast-paced environment and must possess the following skills:
  • Excellent communication skills, holding GCSE’s in English and Maths
  • Well organised and be able to prioritise their workload effectively
  • Self-motivated and has the initiative to work on own
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate and competent with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working within the food manufacturing industry would be beneficial but not essential, as in-house training provided
If you are interested in this excellent opportunity as a Production Administrative Assistant, based in South Wigston, Leicester, please submit your CV along with a covering letter detailing your relevant qualifications and experience, explaining why you believe you are suitable for the position.