Transport Administrator

Date 22/07/22

Location Colnbrook, near Slough

Admin skills, organised and adaptable, good at building a rapport with customers and, ideally, office-based transport operations experience... If this sounds like you, and balancing a busy workload in a fast-paced transport depot will keep you engaged, not fazed, then we want to hear from you! As Transport Administrator, you will join our Colnbrook site, near Slough, on a permanent full-time contract and earn a competitive salary and host of great benefits, including: 

- Discretionary bonus (performance based)
- Pension scheme (you contribute 5% of pay, Grundon matches this) with life assurance cover 
- Option to buy additional holiday 
- Reward and discount shopping scheme 
- Range of wellbeing benefits, including Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work, health cash plan and discounted gyms

About the Transport Administrator role 
Our transport offices are the nerve centres of our waste collection services and key to daily operations running smoothly. Colnbrook is one of our bigger depots, and as Transport Administrator you will support the Transport Manager so he can get on with helping to run the depot. There is plenty to to turn your hand to, including:

- Relaying customer requests and any issues 
- Recording weights onto a spreadsheet, producing reports, filing weight tickets, checking/coding invoices
- Ordering office equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE)
- New starter admin - including induction training arrangements, issuing clock cards and ensuring essential paperwork is in in place
- Updating and maintaining the clocking and payroll system on a daily basis 
- Maintaining holiday/absence records
- Liaising with drivers over general queries, including basic payroll queries/HR issues
- Note-taking at meetings

What we’re looking for in our Transport Administrator 
- Ideally two years’ office-based experience involving transport operations, or a sound knowledge of the waste industry 
- At least one year's admin experience 
- Good computer skills - think Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, plus our own systems (we'll train you up)
- Numerate, with good spoken and written English 
- Flexibility - answering the phones and covering for a Transport Office Co-ordinator at lunchtime, for example
- You can think on your feet and use your initiative 

Working hours: 40 hours, Monday-Friday from 7.30am to 4.30pm

Grow with Grundon
Grundon is an award-winning and long-established waste management, environmental and quarrying company, and we place great value on attracting and developing great people. Interested in joining our success story as Transport Administrator and strengthening our team? Click apply! No agencies please. 

Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Transport Administrator on 22.07.22

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential