We are looking for an enthusiastic Logistics Assistant with excellent communication and organisational skills to join our brand new purpose built site in Thurleigh near Bedford covering maternity leave. Our business is built on strong foundations with people at the core of everything we do and we’re committed to developing our talented team to grow with us.
Our Logistics team is a close knit operation in which our Assistants are based, they work together to ensure our drivers have the support they need when out on the road, providing a pathway of communication between them and our Customer Care team. No day is ever the same and our logistics departments are definitely fast paced, however with a great supportive network around them and an in depth induction plan with ongoing training, it is a great role the right individual can thrive in.
£16,797 rising to £17,706 after a qualifying period
BENEFITS TO JOINING SMH:
22 days holiday + bank holidays
Pension after 3 months
Free onsite parking
Employee discount schemes
Access to preferential rates on vehicle leasing
Annual leave purchase scheme (with qualifying period)
Cycle to Work scheme (with qualifying period)
Tech Benefits (with qualifying period)
Childcare vouchers (with qualifying period)
Regular reviews, training and 121’s to help develop and build your skills
SO A TYPICAL DAY MAY INVOLVE:
Supporting drivers when they are out on the road, providing accurate information to both them and our inhouse Customer Care Team.
Managing and accounting for a cash float and reimbursing all other Depots with Petty Cash requirements.
Providing drivers with outgoing expenses; receiving unused monies.
Administering the issue and receipt of sundry items.
Signing in/ out and maintaining accurate records of equipment which is being used by drivers.
Briefing and debriefing drivers on leaving and returning to the depot.
Generating and issuing job cards to the workshops.
WE ARE INTERESTED IN HEARING FROM YOU IF:
You are able to a shift pattern, the shift are rotated weekly and are 5.30am – 1.30pm and 12pm – 8pm Monday to Friday.
You have experience in this industry or even a similar role that is great however it is not essential, the main quality we are looking for is someone who has the enthusiasm to come in and become a key part of our Logistics team.
You have good Organisation with a high level of attention to detail.
So why not apply and see if you can become part of our growing business. We certainly look forward to reading your application.