Are you a logical person with good customer service skills and a can-do attitude. We are looking for an organised administrator to join our fast-paced distribution department on a fixed term contract for up to 12 months.
Distribution Administrator / Assistant
£20,000 – £25,000 Depending on Experience
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 8 statutory holidays.
Hours: 40 per week, Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm with 1 hour for lunch
Maternity Cover for up to 12 months
We are the UK and Ireland's leading distributor of planed strength graded softwood and engineered wood products with over 40 staff and a turnover of £150m. We are part of Södra Group, the largest forest-owner association in Sweden.
We have won many awards for our products and services and pride ourselves on our professional and personal approach. Our operations are based on responsible forestry and on industries where we convert the raw material into sawn timber, paper and dissolving pulp, and green energy.
Working for Us:
We offer an excellent benefits and remuneration package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and health and dental cover.
The Distribution Assistant Role:
You will organise delivery of loads of timber from the terminal to merchants and manufacturers, schedule the treatment of timber and assist with all day-to-day administration of the department.
+ Receiving sales orders, scheduling single and multi-drop deliveries to customers and checking arrangements have been actioned
+ Liaising with hauliers to secure cost effective services.?
+ Contacting the terminals to organise treatment of timber in a time and cost effective manner
+ Liaising with Sales departments to determine priorities, meet customer expectations and ensure cost effective loads
+ Carrying out all required administration and processing on both manual and computer systems
+ Working within and supporting a scheduling team of 4 staff
+ Educated to GCSE level or equivalent
+ Excellent administration and customer service skills
+ Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and verbally
+ Organised and tenacious with good attention to detail
+ Ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines whilst working under pressure, handling up to 100 calls a day
+ Previous experience in a fast paced customer service or supply chain department would be valuable but not essential
+ Microsoft Excel/Word to a good intermediate level
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Distribution Assistant, Supply Chain Administrator, Supply Chain Executive, Logistics, Transport, Customer Service, Coordinator, Administrator.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.