Plant & Materials Administrator


Salary: < £20,000
Location: Wakefield
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 42.5


The Plant and Materials Administrator is working for a busy growing business within the civils sector, this is an ideal entry level position providing opportunities for progression and career development with a growing company.


  • Ordering and management of plant and materials for contracts.
  • To keep and maintain detailed records as dictated by the companies quality system.
  • Check invoices received against ‘on-hire’ system to ensure that the business is being charged the correct amount for plant hire and purchase.
  • On hire and off hire plant to ensure the business does not have excess plant on hire
  • Attend handover meetings to ascertain the plant / equipment / material needs of each contract.
  • When requested attend Operational meetings.
  • With support from Senior Supervisors check, manage and ensure that all materials / plant / equipment and labour requirements are in place to correctly carry out the works.
  • Be aware at all times of costs and programme of each job allocated at any time.
  • Assists others in selection of plant and materials.
  • Ensure Compliance with all the companies agreed processes and systems.
  • Provide positive support to all staff and manage relationships internally and with suppliers / customers.
  • Provide general support to administration in the business and provide holiday cover when required.


  • Good communicator, face to face and telephone
  • Must have attention to detail and be accurate
  • Thoroughness in all work areas
  • Excellent written communication
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft software package (Word, Excel and database)
  • Team working
  • Time management skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated

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