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Harlow
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Office Admin
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31566.6
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Jack Reynolds (Hiring Manager - Transport Co-ordinator)

About the role

Transport Administrator
 

t our depot we will make over 1,500 deliveries to our customers each week, we have a number of teams who work together to deliver service excellence to our customers every day. We want to have passionate people working with us in Harlow, we value our employees and strongly believe in developing our people for the future.

We are seeking a Transport Administrator to assist the Transport Manager and Transport Team Managers in ensuring that the department runs smoothly with all administration effectively completed.

At Bidfood Harlow, we recognise that the quality of our Transport team is instrumental to our success. This is an office-based role in which the Transport Administrator needs to ensure that all administrative duties are completed and a professional customer service is provided.

You will be the primary point of contact for all transport issues arising, ensuring that all administrative duties are actioned and managed. You will be aware of the current list of TLC customers and ensure that they are managed effectively throughout the delivery or order process in order to improve the quality of service to these customers.

You will be responsible for liaising with other departments within the depot to ensure effective communication and distribution of information to support the achievement of depot targets. You will be a confident communicator, able to effectively handle calls and emails to provide administration support or to escalate issues to the Transport Team Managers.

To be successful in this role you will need to have similar experience of working in an administrative role within a busy transport department, particularly within the fast-moving food distribution industry. You will be someone with excellent communication and organisation skills as well as being computer literate and confident with entering data onto spreadsheets with a good understanding of Microsoft Office programs. You will need to be able to confidently speak with customers and staff, with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure and most of all a great team player.
 
The shift pattern will be on a 2 week rotation with week 1 starting at 07:00 and finishing at 16:00, and week 2 starting at 10:00 and 19:00.
 
This is a fixed term post for maternity cover

About us

Our journey began back in 1929. Since then, we’ve continued to build a strong and resilient business with a great future. It's why we believe we’re the best foodservice provider in the country.
 
A journey that gives back
We want your career with us to be as rewarding as possible. So, you’ll get lots in return for your hard work. That includes benefits that can support your wellbeing and financial security, and give you peace of mind.
 
The essentials
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • A pension - contribute 4% and we’ll match you (after year 1, we’ll match your contributions up to 6%).
  • Life cover that you can increase.
  • Access to confidential support and counselling, when you need it.
  • A health plan that gives you money back on everyday medical costs for all the family, as well as access to a digital GP.
The extras
  • Exclusive range of high street discounts including cinema, tech, travel, fashion, food and drink.
  • Get paid as you earn - access to up to 20% of your pay before payday.
  • Opportunity to drive your earnings up through our incentive schemes.
We want everyone to join our journey
We’re on a journey towards creating the best possible workplace. We’ve got some way to go, but we’re building a diverse and caring workforce. One that’s filled with forward-thinking people who each bring unique talents and skills. So whatever your life experience, we want you to join us - and you really can come as you are!

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