Operations Assistant - Milton Keynes

Administration & Office Support
Ref: 595 Date Posted: Friday 20 Sep 2019
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Our client is looking for an Operations Assistant for a minimum contract period of 9 months.

The role of the Operations Assistant is to be responsible for executing reports and systematic functions system of the company, such that inventory and operational opportunities are maximised while a superior customer service level is maintained. This position reports to the Head of Operations.

Work closely within the operations team, Global Production, Logistics, Product Data and Distribution. These efforts should ensure published reporting and documentation is accurate along with maximising the functionality within SAP. Additionally, work closely with the Head of Operations to execute operational goals.


  • Working with Logistics and global vendors on completing distributor shipment documentation
  • Authorising vendor PO pre-bookings
  • Distribution of daily / weekly carrier exception - performance reports
  • Checking high value in transit reports
  • PO updates and maintenance for inbound PO’s to ensure accurate information is visible for the EMEA business
  • Inbound distribution centre planning and outbound order requirements
  • Completing carrier bookings for all KA timed delivery windows
  • Sales activity reporting for distribution centres upcoming seasonal programmes
  • General day to day tasks to support the smooth running of the Operations team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Through experience, you must be able to demonstrate acquired skill and measurable success in:

  • Must be familiar with a major MRP system (SAP a plus)
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with various levels of staff and outside customers /suppliers
  • Understand the order entry process of distinct product categories, and the impact on global production.
  • Time management: Ability to organise and prioritise multiple projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel at an advanced level

If you have experience of SAP and Advanced Excel (Supply Chain exp would be an advantage) and wish to apply please send a copy of your cv by email.