Supply Chain Administrator

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Salary, GBP
42,000 - 48,000/yr
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Opening date
Closing date
2 May 2023

SAM Labs is an award-winning EdTech start-up. Founded in 2014, growing fast, making a difference, and venture capital funded. With over 5,000 school customers in 60+ countries already using SAM Labs products and lesson materials, SAM Labs is looking for more talent to join its team!

SAM Labs inspires generations of problem solvers with Coding and STEAM. We empower teachers with innovative curriculum resources, tools, and the mindset to do so. Teachers and students learn with SAM Labs kits and lessons by designing anything from energy efficient lighting grids for ‘smart’ cities to solar-powered habitats for endangered species – all the while meeting curriculum standards.

About the role:

As a Supply Chain administrator, you will be responsible for delivering a world-class supply chain service for the business covering demand planning and forecasting, production planning, packaging procurement, 3PL contract management, and cost-saving initiatives.

This is a fixed term contract for 6 months .

Key responsibilities:

  • Orders fulfillment
  • Receiving POs and closing deals for distributors
  • Sending POs to suppliers and overseeing a production
  • Inventory management (including transfers, reporting, ordering, monthly reconciliation between locations, and adjustments)
  • Managing international deliveries & logistics (including managing duties, customs clearance, etc)
  • Managing relationships and communication with the warehouse
  • Manage product costs and pricing across platforms
  • Coordinate replacements and returns for customers
  • Manage product demand forecast and inventories
  • Manage supply chain cost and report spent against the budget
  • Report to key stakeholders and management team on regular basis about up to date status of the supply chain and any issues affecting the business

Candidate MUST:

  • be available for immediate start
  • be based in the UK

Essential skills and experience:

  • Experienced in a global supply chain role (minimum 3 years)
  • Experience in A-Z working model (from creating an order, through fulfillment, organising shipment and preparing paperwork, through logistics)
  • Experience working with Netsuite system
  • Attention to detail
  • Great communication skills
  • Team player,
  • Can-do attitude
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Willing to work remotely

Preferred but not essential skills and experience:

  • Experience working in a start-up
  • Experience working with Hubspot CRM system
  • Experience working with the Shopify commerce system
  • Experience working with Google Slides, Spreadsheets, and Docs
  • Experience with handling and shipping dangerous goods (our product contains lithium battery)

About the contract:

Job Type: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Salary: £42,000k – £48,000 /pa (prorated £3,500 – £4,000 per month; depending on experience)

Contract length: 6 months

Availability: Candidate must be available for imidiate start

Working hours: Flexible; Typical 9.00am – 6.00pm

Working schedule: Monday to Friday


  • All bank holidays during the contract: paid day off
  • 28 days including bank holidays (prorated to the length of the contract)

Work authorisation: United Kingdom (required)

The Benefits

You’ll be part of a team that is actively changing education for the lives of many and bringing 500 million students to high-skills, high-paying jobs.

At SAM Labs we move at high speed and will provide you with immense opportunities for initiative, creativity, and ownership. In addition to that we have created the following ‘more tangible’ benefits for you:

  • 10 days paid time off + 9 paid holidays
  • Sick days in line with statutory requirements
  • Personal Development & Training allowance
  • 401 K offered and company contribution towards medical, dental, and vision

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