Materials & Supply Chain Coordinator

Vimpex Limited

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A great opportunity for a strong graduate, apprentice graduate or strong apprentice to kick-start your career in a varied and interesting role.

Vimpex Limited is an independent Essex-based manufacturer of fire alarm and building infrastructure system evacuation devices and accessories as well as a well-respected distributor of rescue and other specialist equipment to the public sector.

Based at our Southend on Sea headquarters, you will be a key part of our administration team reporting to the Operations Manager as Materials and Supply Chain Coordinator.

Connecting with admin, operations and manufacturing, this role is varied, exciting and a fantastic chance to develop your career in the industrial/commercial sector.



  • Working with the Operations Manager to continuously improve the Company’s purchasing and supply chain function
  • Development of Company’s new ERP system to achieve industry leading materials management
  • Monitoring stock levels, usage and trends
  • Creating and managing Bills of Materials
  • Creating new part numbers and maintaining existing products on the Company ERP system
  • Assisting with ongoing parts data cleansing project
  • Continuous pursuit of performance improvement and drive for LEAN operations




  • Excellent communication and administrative skills
  • Conscientious with a high level of attention to detail
  • GCSE: A-C in Maths and English or equivalent
  • Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Willingness ‘to go the extra mile’ to get the job done on time, every time


Advantageous skills/experience:

  • Further education to A level / First Degree
  • CIPS training or other supply chain/purchasing experience
  • Exposure to Supply Chain Management and Materials Control
  • Experience of Lean principles and philosophy


Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary (£20,000 – £26,000)
  • Opportunity for CIPS / Graduate Apprenticeship Training
  • 25 days of annual leave per annum
  • Working hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm including one hour lunch break

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