Transport Administrator

  • Location
    Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 27000 / Year
  • Category
    Agriculture & Fishing - Agriculture & Fishing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Agriculture and Fishing
  • External Reference
    JN-112021-217772

Working for an incredibly successful company, based in Appleton, Warrington, my client is recruiting for a Depot Assistant to primarily deal with the day to day running and administrative tasks of the business.


This is a fantastic permanent opportunity to work for a leading supplier of agronomy advice, products and precision farming services. Working in partnership with arable, fruit, vegetable, horticultural and amenity sectors, the Company is committed to helping customers manage their businesses more efficiently and more profitably.


Reporting directly to the Depot Manager you will supporting and assisting them with running the depot and maintaining best practice in all areas. Your time will be split between stock reconciliation and administrative tasks, such as processing documentation, responding to enquiries and general office administrative duties.


As the Depot Assistant you will have excellent time management skills with the ability to deal with telephone, email and direct customer enquiries in a timely manner. You will have proven admin experience, excellent communication skills and a high attention to detail.


DAILY DUTIES INCLUDE:



  • Controlling stock investment and availability accurately

  • Working in line with company procedures to provide a great level of service for customers

  • Ensure supplies are distributed promptly and efficiently within the requirements

  • Ensure the security of company cash, stock and property

  • Maintenance of internal and external standards for compliance

  • Support the Depot Manager with organising workload and training the team with appropriate interventions to ensure everyone is working to the highest standard

  • Ensuring effective communication is taking place locally and from the wider business

  • Build strong and long-lasting relationships with key stakeholders across the internal and external businesses

  • Support the Depot Manager with the maintenance of all company property and premises and ensure high standard of housekeeping within the depot

  • Ensure excellent customer services is provided to customers/tradespeople when visiting the Trade Counter

  • Must have a hands-on attitude and be able to work in any area of the depot when required

  • In the absence of the Depot Manager you will be required to step up to run the depot


On occasion there may be a requirement to travel to different locations to attend training or meetings, or to support other depots


CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:



  • It is essential that the successful candidate must have proven office and warehouse experience

  • Ideally you will have a knowledge of product storage solutions and a passion for agriculture

  • Ability to use computer systems effectively

  • In addition, great communication skills, a high attention to detail whilst working under pressure and a 'can-do' approach are required

  • Full clean UK driving licence


This role will be on an annualised hours contract and therefore a flexible approach to your working pattern and hours will be essential to meet the seasonality of the business.


Training will be provided as necessary to the successful candidate.


Working hours: SEASONAL:


Summer: 8:00am - 5:00pm - Monday to Friday


Winter: 8:00am - 4:00pm - Monday to Friday


Salary - dependent on candidate experience £24,000 - £27,000 per annum



Please contact Adecco Warrington to find out more about this permanent opportunity.

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