Operations Admin

Houghton International LogoHoughton International pioneer technical and commercial innovation in the repair, maintenance and life extension of rotating electrical machines servicing a broad range of sectors including power generation, renewables, industrial, water, oil and gas, marine and rail. We operate through four divisions; Rail, Electro Mechanical Services, High Voltage Coils and Large Machinery Shop supplying a global customer base.

We are looking for a proactive administrator who will be self-motivated taking responsibility for the day to day support of a busy department. You will work within the operations function providing high quality effective and efficient admin support to LMS site. This is an interesting and varied opportunity for a team player who enjoys delivering professional, high standards in a fast paced environment.

Key duties include:-

  • Assist the LMS team with administrative duties i.e. photocopying, scanning of documentation, archiving of photographs, shop floor sheets, baker test results and job packs
  • Recording employee time management and absence information
  • Logistics and co-ordination of powerpacks, alternators and engines
  • Stock ordering and control
  • Populating and collating spreadsheets
  • Booking in jobs, creating job packs and files
  • Initial and final costing of jobs for management approval
  • Production of customer reports
  • Liaising with both internal and external customers on the telephone
  • ERP (EMIR) system champion
  • Other adhoc administrative duties


Typical qualities of the successful candidate will include:

  • Maths and English (GCSE A to C grades or equivalent)
  • Experience and confidence using Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience of producing statistical reports to a high standard
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Professional working relationships with colleagues, customers and suppliers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An organised and methodical approach to work including attention to detail
  • A strong team player
  • Awareness of data protection and confidentiality
  • Ensure activities meet and integrate with Houghton International and their clients’ health and safety, legal, cultural, environmental policies and procedures
  • Maintain and develop the Company’s corporate image and professional reputation at all times.
  • Previous experience of working within a similar administration role



If you feel you have the required knowledge and experience and would like to apply for this role, then please forward your CV to careers@houghton-international.com. Please include your salary expectation.

Houghton International is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing Date: 1700 hrs on Wednesday 31st August 2016