Engineering Administrator

Location:  Bolton
Function:  Manufacturing
Job Reference:  4800
Employment Type:  Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  17/03/2024
Date:  11 Feb 2024

Salary up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience plus profit related bonus, life assurance, online discounts, health and wellbeing support including onsite physio.


Are you an organised and methodical Stores Coordinator or Administrator at the top of your game!
If so, our Engineers knead you! We have an opportunity for an Engineering Stores Coordinator to support our Engineering team in Bolton. You'll be comfortable working in Excel and Microsoft Office, keeping a track of spare parts and ordering new parts to ensure our Engineers have what they knead to keep our crumpet plants running.

Essential Ingredients

  • Previous experience in a stores coordinator, administration or finance role 
  • Knowledge of IT systems & fully proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of SAP Procurement is preferred
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Team working skills and a willingness to learn
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to work flexibly to support the needs of the business

The Recipe

You’ll be the first point of contact for our internal customers regarding purchasing and engineering stores. This is a pivotal role within our engineering department ensuring spare parts are ordered in a timely manner, recorded using Excel and stored in the correct place. 

You’ll liaise directly with suppliers and regularly communicate with our engineering team to keep them updated on required parts. As an organised and methodical stores administrator, you’ll update the repairs and maintenance budget, record timesheets using Excel and ensure all general administrative duties are completed.

The Role

  • Co-ordinate the activity within Engineering admin to ensure customer service is maintained and continuously improved.
  • Ensure Engineering spend is managed effectively through accurate administration, liaise with relevant parties to ensure there are no issues with SAP
  • Engineering Stores - ensure all parts are identified and located correctly in the stores
  • Ensure that all items that require outside refurbishment are dealt with appropriately
  • Information & reporting - provide weekly and period Engineering KPI reports ,weekly and period spend reports and produce Ad Hoc reports on request.
  • Provide help and support for Hygiene and Production departments on IT system
  • Liaise with all Engineering team members and ensure correct admin / stores procedures are adhered to.
  • Co-ordinate work allocation within Engineering admin, ensure holiday / sickness cover is provided through “cross skilling”

Extra Dough

And at last, but by no means yeast you will want to know what your breads worth.


  • A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
  • Family time is important to us so as well as your holiday entitlement, we'll give you the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme with company contributions
  • Life assurance
  • Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
  • Continued investment in your personal development
  • Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!
  • Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service


About us


As ‘the UK’s No. 1 Bakery Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family, with the introduction of the sixth generation, supplying over 18,000 retail customers from 11 bakeries and 16 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.

We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.