Production Administrator

A rewarding opportunity has arisen for a motivated and talented person to join the Centek Team. This is a 2 year fixed term contract with the potential to become permanent.

Position Summary:

Your key responsibility will be to create and maintain the various systems and documentation associated with manufacturing. You will be working both in the office and on the factory floor, working closely with the production team when creating production documentation. You will be working to ISO 45001 guidelines.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Create/update various documentation required in production such as visual aids, SOP’s and work instructions.
  • Assist with management of electronic timesheets and holiday/absence records.
  • Assist with various project work.
  • Raise Purchase Requisitions for Production
  • Coordinate 3rd Party Inspections and Audits
  • Coordinate Occupational Health Checks
  • Management of temporary staff timesheets and customer liaison
  • Compiling Reports for Production when required
  • Receiving and checking material certificates for sheet steel.
  • Various administrative functions as required by the business.
  • Working with Purchasing and H&S Departments, Manage and Coordinate Statutory Inspections

Technical/Work Based Competencies:

  • Well organised, multi-skilled, self-motivated, and professional.
  • Good work ethic (enthusiastic and efficient).
  • Able to adapt to setbacks.
  • Takes responsibility and makes educated decisions.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels and encourage active engagement with the shop floor.
  • Computer literate with good numerical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)
  • Able to learn about company systems and look to enhance and approve these as necessary.

Key Personal Competencies:

Integrity:  Show positive, ethical behaviours and demonstrate the ability to communicate and work effectively with colleagues and customers

Dedication:  Maintain a professional approach and a willingness to focus on excellence and commitment to the job at hand.

Intelligence: have an open mind and develop outstanding skills  

Imagination: take a proactive approach to work and develop imaginative solutions to problem solving

Quality Competencies:

  • Ensure work processes and products meet quality specification set out by the Company, with reference to the Quality Policy, Audit standards and Standard Operating Procedures etc.
  • Adhere to internal Quality systems and audits.
  • Ensure working practice is to industry standards such as ISO and API

Environmental Competencies:

  • Work in a manner that minimizes negative environmental impacts and conserves energy and that is compliant with environmental procedures and laws.
  • Understand and comply with any environmental signs, posters, warnings signals, and written directions.
  • Understand and follow all safe standard operating procedures and specific guidelines on usage of chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Ensure all environmental waste is streamed through the correct waste processes and disposed of in the designated area
  • Inform and report all environmental incidents and potential hazards e.g. spills immediately.

Health, Safety and Security Competencies:

  • Use equipment, practices and procedures which promote a healthy, safe and secure work environment for you and your colleagues.
  • Understand and follow established personal health & safety and security practices.
  • Ensure that any equipment is being used safely and follow all safe systems of work practices.
  • Comply with local, government, and company health, safety, security, and environmental regulations.
  • Identify unsafe or unsecure conditions and take corrective action by immediately reporting any incident or near miss.
  • Understand use of Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing and utilize in designated areas.

Location: Based in Newton Abbot, Devon.

Reporting to: Production Manager/Supervisor.

Hours of work: Office hours 37.5hrs. Flexible. 2 year fixed term contract with the potential to become permanen

Applying for the role:

In the first instance, please apply via with your CV/Covering letter or for an informal conversation, please contact Vicki at

All applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Interviews: TBA

Production Administrator

Newton Abbot, Devon
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