Reference : GBR08966

Logistics & Warehouse Assistant - Entry Level

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom Mansfield
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 10/06/2022

Position description

Logistics & Warehouse Assistant – Entry Level – Mansfield

This is an amazing opportunity for someone wanting to start their career within a large exciting company. If you are someone who wishes to progress personally and professionally then this role is for you! It offers full training and a great career progression plan!

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 a quick learner, you like working in a team, 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 a Logistics & Warehouse Assistant.

We have a great opportunity for a Logistics & Warehouse Assistant to join our team, based in Mansfield.  You will support the distribution of customer orders and deliveries to our top 20 customers. To ensure this is delivered the role will review, allocate and schedule the jobs to maximize the operational and logistical performance of the fleet. Previous experience in a similar role is not essential, we are looking for a proactive, customer focused person willing to learn and progress. Your background could be retail, warehousing, customer service or in driving its self.

This role is a permanent full time position working 42 hours a week, on a shift pattern at times to be agreed between 6.30am-5pm. 

The role will support the distribution of customer orders, deliveries and branch replenishment. To ensure this is delivered through reviewing, allocating and scheduling the jobs to maximize the operational and logistical performance of the fleet. Build and maintain successful working relationships with customers, colleagues, business partners and external providers to maximize customer service and logistics efficiency.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, and Experience Required

  • Strong Numeracy and Literacy
  • Good administration and customer service skills, confident telephone manner
  • Ability to work on own initiative, as well as being a team player
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload
  • PC confident
  • Ability to work in a fast paced pressured environment
  • Good communication skills
  • A flexible and positive attitude with the ability to ‘make things happen’ is a must
  • 10- 20% of your time will be spent within the warehouse, a willingness to learn and become qualified to drive a fork lift is desirable


Are 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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