Technical Assistant/Technical Admin (FIXED TERM CONTRACT – 6 to 8 Months)

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Benefits: Pension Scheme

Tiptree, Essex

Alexander Cleghorn is based in Tiptree, Essex and was established in 1958. We offer a dedicated DIY and Shelving service supplying a range of Melamine and Veneered panels. Furniture components are manufactured on our state of the art machinery which occupies several well-constructed factories on our sixteen acre site. We are currently looking to recruit a Technical Assistant/Technical Admin to join our Technical Department on a fixed term basis.

Job Description


The Role
As our fixed term Technical Assistant/Technical Admin, you will be responsible for interpreting customer orders into factory data as well as material optimisation, allocation and ordering.

You will be expected to:

  • Perform preliminary review of all incoming customer orders to confirm that Purchase Order, Sales Order and supporting information are complete and ready for processing.
  • Liaise directly with either sales department or the customer to advice of deficiencies and seek remedies to facilitate the progression of the order to schedule.
  • Perform daily administrative duties requested to facilitate efficiency within the department.
  • Print out hard copies of orders and technical information to ensure that technical personnel can process orders with minimal interruptions to work flow.
  • Assist with the scanning and filing of internal documentation to support efficient departmental workflow.
  • Use list details to produce customer identification/delivery Barcode labels.
  • Print & distribute customer barcode identification labels
  • Work within health and safety at work act of 1974 at all times and in all working areas.
  • Ad-hoc tasks may be requested from time to time that is not listed above, but will be required.
  • Additional hours may be required during busy periods.
  • Perform any reasonable management instruction within time frame requested.

Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 07:30 am to 17:00 pm, and flexibility with working hours is essential as overtime will be required from time to time.

The Candidate
To be considered for our fixed term Technical Assistant/Technical Admin role, you will have the following skills and experience:


MS Excel, MS Outlook, Minimum GCSE English and Mathematics


Ideally worked with sheet board optimisation software before but not essential

Skills / Knowledge

Previous experience within an administrative role is essential.

If you feel you have the skills for our fixed term Technical Assistant – Technical Admin role, please apply now!

Alexander Cleghorn Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Alexander Cleghorn Ltd observes and adhere to the ILO conventions for minimum ages.