Office Assistant : Kickstart Scheme

Oleochem are delighted to be able to take part in the Kickstart scheme; launched by the UK government to get 16-24 year olds into work.

We are currently advertising for an Office Assistant.

You can read more about this vacancy on the DWP website: https://findajob.dwp.gov.uk/details/7515950


The Office Assistant is responsible for carrying out a wide range of office and warehouse duties to support the operation of the office and to ensure that orders are processed in accordance with the client’s requirements.

The type of work performed by the Office Assistant may include (but is not limited to) the following:

– Communication with clients and suppliers;
– Reviewing clients’ RFQs and providing quotations;
– Processing of sales orders and procurement / receipt of materials;
– Checking, photographing, packing and dispatch of sales orders and rental equipment;
– Active job, sorting, moving and dispatching rental equipment and larger packages;
– Assisting with HR management, including schedules, training, accommodation and personnel file updates;
– Document formatting, scanning, filing, printing;
– Stock management and procurement of office stationery / equipment.

The Office Assistant is expected to adhere to all procedures laid out by the company and is required to fully comply with all relevant legislation and uphold both Oleochem and clients’ HSSEQ values.

Hours are for the position will start on Mon-Thu, but extra work on Friday may be required.
Oleochem are a specialist team of production chemists. We help oil and gas operations become more efficient, compliant and sustainable by providing the best knowledge, people and technology.

Oleochem’s services include provision of chemistry personnel, training, competence assessment, equipment and consumables procurement, and rental of laboratory equipment.


Candidate should show and ability and willingness to learn quickly, as well as work well on their own and as part of a team.

Relevant office experience, with Standard grade credit or National 5 in English, Maths and a Science would be preferred.

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