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Administrative Assistant (BE1005) - Stromness, Orkney

Administrative Assistant
Stromness, Orkney
Full Time and Permanent
Up to £25,000 per annum

Our Client, an award winning business producing handmade oatcakes which are enjoyed all around the world, has a rare opportunity available for an Administration Assistant to join their team.

We would love to hear from candidates who are looking for a full time, permanent career move however we are also open to considering part time candidates or those looking for temporary work. With a competitive salary available based on experience, our Client will consider applications from those with experience or at trainee level.

Accommodation also available for those wishing to re-locate to the Island.

Reporting to the General Manager the Administration Assistant will work within a varied role therefore should be as comfortable on the factory floor as they are behind a desk.

Key responsibilities include, although are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the processing of the company’s sales ledger
  • Accessing supermarket customer orders through the EDI and processing
  • Raising sales orders, co-ordinating transport with the relevant freight companies & dealing with delivery issues as appropriate
  • Compiling, checking, and filing documentation relative to the Quality Management System
  • Contributing to the internal audit programme through auditing and verification
  • Managing environmental monitoring, swabbing and sampling programmes
  • Ensuring supplier questionnaires, accreditations, and supplier product specifications are current and up to date
  • Dealing with customer queries as required
  • Assisting with oatcake production as required
  • Implementation of the Company’s Hygiene and Health and Safety Policies

The ideal Administration Assistant will:

  • Ideally have previous administrative experience however applications will be considered from those at trainee level where transferable skills apply
  • Have good communication skilled both written and verbal
  • Have strong IT skills, particularly SAGE accounts and Excel
  • Have the ability to juggle various tasks, always with an attention to detail
  • Hold excellent organisational ability

Office hours are Monday to Friday 9 to 5pm and while ideally the post holder will work full time, the exact number of hours and working times are negotiable.

The successful Administration Assistant will benefit from a negotiable salary, 29 days holiday per annum and the opportunity to develop their career within an organisation which values their people and invests in development and succession planning.

Ref: BE1005

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