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£26,000 pro rata
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28 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Other Job Function, Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details


£26,000 (pro rata) 6-month Fixed Term Contract
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8626

The company

Well-established and successful food manufacturer supplying a range of products to retail, wholesale and other manufacturers. This business has experienced tremendous success and is proud of its reputation for providing exceptional customer service and superior quality products.

About the Administrator job

The purpose of your role will be to process orders for the business liaising closely with external haulers and customers plus the planning, purchasing, and warehouse teams.

Key tasks

  • Process orders accurately and in a timely manner and record for monthly reports.
  • Raise and record shortages with purchased stocks.
  • Communicate with the planning team on shortages of stock to determine production dates.
  • Liaise with Forecast Analyst on orders which exceed the predicted forecast.

About You

The successful candidate will have experience in customer administration, customer order, sales admin, despatch, or other order processing related role and ideally will have FMCG/Food manufacturing industry experience.

  • A high level of numerical skills and excellent telephone manner with the ability to communicate at all levels, both written and verbally.
  • IT literate, namely Microsoft office.
  • Highly organised with fantastic attention to detail.

More details

The Administrator job is based in Essex and is paying £26,000 (pro rata) according to your experience. This is a 6-month Fixed Term Contract.

The package includes 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays. The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

Alternate job titles

Customer Order Administrator | Sales Order Jobs | Customer Order Processing Jobs | Food Manufacturing | Supply Chain Assistant | Dispatch Assistant



Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
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  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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