Transport Assistant

  • Location
    Wigton, Cumbria
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator

Monday to Friday 8am until 4.30pm, £10.00 per hour, starting January for approx. 6 months

We are looking for a candidate who has solid administration experience working in a busy & fast paced environment providing support to the transport team. Experience of working in a similar environment would be an advantage but not essential.


  • Updating and maintaining non delivery reasons

  • Liaising with the Transport co-ordinator to ensure hauliers are booked in for deliveries of product in

  • accordance with daily booking limits.

  • Chasing Delivered orders to ensure product is delivered from site within the agreed time period

  • Assisting with the despatch desk and weighbridge system (Site dependant) to ensure goods received and despatched are processed according to company procedures/protocols.

  • Ensure site haulier data base is maintained with accurate and up-to-date information

  • Working under the guidance of Business Support Services team in relation to policies, procedures and processes.

Experience skills required

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Organised with perfect time keeping

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • A can-do attitude is essential in this role, to ensure our customers receive a high level of service

  • An excellent telephone manner is essential, having the ability to communicate clearly at all levels internally

  • and externally, keeping a calm presence within the office and on the telephone when under pressure

  • Accurate computer skills required to ensure the correct costs are set against the correct haulage contractor

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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