This is an exciting opportunity to join Lyon Equipment Limited, an employee-owned company serving the outdoor, work at height and rescue markets with ‘equipment and expertise to venture further’. We manufacture our own Lyon brand products and distribute a portfolio of high-end brands and technical training.
Lyon provides a friendly, contemporary and dynamic working environment. We value a good work/ life balance.
We are seeking to appoint a Technical Administrator. This is a full time, permanent position. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a keen eye for detail.
Stock control & rotation – Using Microsoft Excel to ensure balanced stock levels. Regular stock checks are a key part of this role.
Purchase Ordering – Placing purchase orders with our raw materials/ component suppliers.
Sourcing – New/ alternative components where necessary to meet production demands.
Receiving – Incoming goods ensuring specifications are met.
Testing – As required prior to booking goods into stock. Reporting any inconsistencies with the supplier and rectifying.
Bills of materials – Maintaining and creating bills of materials on Excel, updating prices and communicating changes to the purchasing department and other stakeholders within the business.
Work Instructions – Working with the production, conformity and quality teams to ensure work instructions are kept up to date.
Machine servicing & calibration – Liaising with our external maintenance providers to ensure any faults are swiftly corrected and recorded.
Inspection of finished goods & batch testing – Visual inspection of products and preparation for despatch. Batch testing may also be required ensuring pre-designated standards are adhered to.
Works orders – Receipt of works orders from the sales department.
Printing and creation of logos and labels as required to complete orders.
Manufacturing – You may occasionally be required to assist in the actual manufacture of goods.
Any other duties as required by the needs of the business.
Experience within an administration/ production environment.
Conversant in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience of using Adobe products such as Illustrator would be an advantage, however training will be provided.
Capable of communicating with stakeholders at all levels within the business.
Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
Have a logical approach to work with the ability to prioritise own workload.
Strong organisational skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
A hands-on approach and ‘can-do’ attitude.
Hours of work:
This is a full-time office-based position which equates to 37.5 hours per week. We work slightly longer hours Monday – Thursday in order to enjoy an early finish every Friday. These hours are Monday to Thursday 08:00– 17:00 and Friday 08:30 – 14:00.
The benefits include:
Commencing salary in the region of £19,000 – £23,000.
30 days holiday entitlement per annum (pro rata) including public holidays, with loyalty increments.
Generous staff discount (for personal use only) on the products we distribute.
Continued personal development opportunities.
Being part of an Employee-Owned Company with the potential to earn a tax-free annual bonus.
Cycle to work
Free use of Company loan kit when
After 3 months of continuous service, inclusion into our qualifying pension scheme, into which we contribute.
Upon successful completion of a three-month probationary period:
The successful candidate will be invited to join our healthcare scheme
Please download an application pack from our website www.lyon.co.uk. All applicants are required to complete a Lyon application form; a CV alone will not be accepted.
Completed application forms (and accompanying C.V. if you wish) are to be emailed or posted to our HR Manager, Julia Aspinall:
Lyon Equipment Limited
Unit 3-7 Tebay Business Park
Closing date for applications: Friday 8th July 2022, 12noon
Initial online interviews for this post are likely to take place: Week commencing Monday 18th July 2022
Second round interviews are likely to take place: Week commencing Monday 25th July 2022