Business Admin Support Assistant

Job Description

A varied role encompassing all areas of office administration along with some accounts responsibilities. This is an exciting career opportunity for somebody with enthusiasm to learn and progress within a successful growing company. This position is based near Southampton, Hampshire.


This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week. Hours are 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30 - 2.00pm Friday.

Salary and Benefits

This position offers a competitive starting salary depending on previous experience plus an annual profit related bonus scheme, pension, childcare vouchers, life cover insurance and free parking.

Key Responsibilities

As a Business Support Assistant you will be part of a small friendly team reporting directly to our Finance Manager, with a varied and challenging role including the following responsibilities:

Purchasing responsibilities including purchasing of spare parts, purchasing of office and workshop consumables, expediting of orders and full responsibility for goods received and kitting of project bins.

Support for Spare Parts Sales Order Processing

Extracting costing data, from the purchasing system, into excel spreadsheets, manipulating the data and reporting to the finance team

Answering the telephone and dealing with customer enquiries

Opening and distributing the mail and filing

Booking and coordinating travel and accommodation for the engineers

Greeting visitors and organising visitor hospitality

General Office Admin and Support for the Purchasing, Finance and Engineering Teams

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications 

We are looking for somebody with a friendly personality who has the enthusiasm and ability to learn new skills quickly and can demonstrate an ability to work within a team environment. The following specific minimum qualifications and skill set are mandatory;

Previous experience of working in an office environment.

A minimum of 5 GCSE's (grades A-C, which must include Maths and English) are required but higher level qualifications would be a distinct advantage.

Proficiency in MS Office Products including Word, Outlook and Excel. Previous experience of using a purchasing, MRP or ERP system would be desirable.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Attention to detail and ability to multitask in a busy team environment.

Previous experience in a technical manufacturing or engineering market would be a distinct advantage.

If you meet all of the requirements then please apply for this Business Admin Support Assistant role by sending your CV along with a covering letter to Bev explaining why you believe that you are ideally suited to this role and detailing your current salary. Please apply by e-mail to

We are now handling all recruitment in-house. Any CVs submitted by recruitment consultants will not be reviewed, so please ensure that you submit your CV in person.


An excellent opportunity for an Admin Assistant looking for a varied and interesting role in the Southampton area.

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