Supply Chain Assistant

Network Rail

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2141506

About Network Rail:

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail ' Europe's largest civil engineering project ' to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most forward-thinking and state of the art ventures that this country has ever seen.

This opportunity sits in Supply Chain Operations, a newly formed division of Route Services that procures safe, balanced, products and services that are in turn used to improve and enhance the rail infrastructure across Britain.

Job Purpose:

Are you looking for a new challenge within one of the UK's largest Supply Chains?

As a Supply Chain Assistant, you will support the operational management of Supply Chain in order to achieve compliant delivery of materials to agreed service levels. You will work with Materials and Logistics partners to deliver and exceed customer requirements by processing all supplier and customer orders and resolving any queries, also record and analyse data to facilitate provisions of management information.

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Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. At Network Rail we encourage our staff to work flexibly as we recognise our busy lives don't always fit around our jobs. We would welcome any applications from those wishing to carry out this role in a flexible way ie part-time job share, compressed hours work pattern etc

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to '3,333 (to a maximum amount of '2,500).

Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '23,000 - '27,000 per annum

Closing date: 25-FEB-19. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

It is a requirement of the role to live within 75 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.

This vacancy is for a fixed term opportunity for 6 months.

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