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Distribution Administrator – Maternity Cover – up to 12 months

Recruitment Revolution
£20,000 – £25,000 Depending on Experience
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Engineering, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
Secretarial & Administration
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Job Details

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.

Role Info:

Distribution Administrator / Assistant
Cirencester, GL7
£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

About Us:

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.

Key Duties:

+ 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

About You:

+ 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.

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.


We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise has also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Platinum Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit


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Castle Hill House
12 Castle Hill
United Kingdom
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