Office Administrator Job in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire at Keeling and Walker Ltd

Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Part Time £10k - £15k


Due to the retirement of the current position holder the Company is now looking for a replacement. The position is for 20 hours/5 days per week. Work time is within usual office hours but can be taken flexibly, when possible. Partial working from home is also possible. The Company offers competitive pay including a Group Pension Scheme and annual bonus.

Reporting to the Business Manager, the Office Administrator will be working with a small group to organise all office functions.

Principal responsibilities:

*Processing of purchases for office requirements, factory raw materials, consumables and equipment

*Data entry/Document processing into our storage system, Virtual Cabinet

*Processing of sales orders

*Phone service, taking and responding to calls

*Processing samples and packaging for customers

*Interaction with production

*Holiday cover for colleagues

*Receptionist work

*Transport documentation and organisation

Person specification: the candidate is likely to be an office administrator or clerk with a track record in the relevant functions, preferably in a manufacturing company. Experience in domestic and export shipping of would would be a plus.

In addition good knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required.

The personal qualities of flexibility, resilience, accuracy and trustworthiness will be important. A “hands-on” and “getting things done” mentality will be appreciated. The capacity to meet tight deadlines is essential.

Keeling and Walker Ltd is a profitable manufacturer of specialist metal oxides with customers located worldwide including UK, Europe, USA and the Far East. Ceramics, Glass and Electronics are the key end user sectors. The Company operates from its factory in Stoke on Trent and is wholly owned by London based Amalgamated Metal Corporation PLC.