Reference : GBR07987

Plant Administrator

  • Administration
  • United Kingdom Barrow-Upon_Soar
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 05/25/2022

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you are well organised, you put your customer first, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as an Site Administrative Assistant

You’ll be working for British Gypsum in Barrow-Upon-Soar. British Gypsum is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK.

Who are British Gypsum?

We’re proud to be part of the construction industry – a sector that positively impacts every single person in our country. Because working together, our high performance drylining systems can help us to build better communities for today and tomorrow. Better Homes, better workplaces, better spaces to rest and play.

With a 100 year history, we care about building a positive legacy for current and future generations. We’re pioneering in finding new ways of turning our client’s aspirations into buildings that enhance communities. We share our unparalleled collective know-how and expertise with the industry.


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; so whether you’ve never worked in this industry before, or had years of experience with one our competitors, you’re just as likely to be a great fit!  A great Administrator at British Gypsum is organised in their approach, showing good attention to detail so their work is accurate and reliable. As a methodical and approachable person, you will be able to work well on your own and take full ownership and responsibility for the work you do.

There are some specific skills and experience that we are looking for from suitable candidates;

  • Previous experience in an administration role is essential
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, comfortable and experienced in dealing with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Handling high volumes of work and the ability prioritising
  • IT literate to include databases and spreadsheets

Other skills that are desirable not essential

  • Previous experience of using SAP would be beneficial

What will I be doing in the role?

A great Administrator will help keep our business running smoothly and be a key member of the site they operate in for all colleagues. They are the person that organises and knows everything that is going in their area of responsibility and has a flexible approach to their work. To support the business you will;

  • To provide efficient and effective administration support to the Barrow-Upon-Soar Site.
  • To assist the Senior Administrator in facilitating the implementation and maintenance of administration procedures.
  • Responsible for the collation of reporting information and present it to a high standard, accurate in content and delivered on time.
  • Managing stationary, filing plant and personnel information, dealing with post coming in and going out and collating and disseminating site communications.
  • Represent the company as the first point of contact for customers and visitors over the phone and in person on site, acting in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Planning and execution of site events with professionalism and attention to detail.




Are British Gypsum and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.


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