Logistics / Procurement Administrator – Warrington

Daresbury, Warrington


Claire Pierce

As Logistics/Procurement Administrator the successful candidate will report directly to the Planning and Logistics

Team Leader.  The main objective for the role is to raise purchase orders on suppliers and arrange transportation services with third party providers to support my client’s commercial activities.


Key duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Processing purchase orders in response to sales orders processed
  • Timely arrangement of freight, taking into account customer performance and cost
  • Raising customs documentations
  • Capturing, assessing and tracking extra or non-standard costs
  • Verifying values for all payable invoices relating to transportation activities
  • Handling investigation into and reporting of all transport related incidents/accidents, customer complaints and supplier non-conformances
  • Monitoring and maintaining records of haulier performance against expected service levels
  • Running system reports and manipulating data as requested by the supply chain management team
  • Initiating and supporting continuous improvement
  • Providing backup and support to the supply chain team


Key skills and experience required:

  • Experience processing purchase orders for materials and transport services, tracking through to completion is essential
  • Understanding of ADR would be beneficial
  • Experience in planning and managing the movement of hazardous goods, including uses of SDS and bulk and packaged goods would be an advantage
  • Good administration and organisation skills are essential
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to present information and be proactive at meetings
  • Excellent PC skills- advanced Excel skills would be a strong advantage
  • Working knowledge of Dangerous Goods Regulations would be an advantage
  • Good administration skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Awareness of Customs and Excise and the application of duty would be an advantage


Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm






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