Administration Assistant (Distribution)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Admin, Secretarial
£16,000 to £17,000 per annum
Salary Description:
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Due to internal promotions, we are currently recruiting for one permanent and one 12 month fixed term Administrator, to join our team at Tillery Valley.

You will provide administrative support to the Distribution function and liaise with the Customer Service team and Despatch department on delivery issues. The team work two different shifts (7:30am - 3:30pm, and 9am-5pm), including bank holidays and so you must have a flexible approach to working hours.  
Main responsibilities
Liaise with drivers, customers and supervisor on delivery problems
Process shortages co-ordinate redeliveries
Use Optrak to route scheduled deliveries and produce delivery paperwork
Ensure paperwork is produced and issued for supplier collections & returning TVF products
Book 3rd party transport and liaise with Planning on product availability
Carry out ‘end of day’ process and produce drivers delivery packs ensuring all paperwork is issued
Provide backup and support colleagues with additional admin duties

Ideal candidateEssential

Strong IT skills
Able to work as part of a team to achieve common goals
Professional attitude
High level of customer service and communication skills
Flexible approach to working hours


Previous experience in a transport environment would be beneficial

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Zoe Donnelly

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