Reference : GBR02854

Transport Allocator

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom Reading
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/11/2021

Position description

We have a great opportunity for a Transport Allocator to join our team at SG Building Distribution Limited, based in Graham Plumbers Merchants, Reading. This role is 40 hours a week Monday-Friday. To efficiently coordinate and allocate to branches the day to day distribution of the areas delivered sales orders in a timely and cost efficient way, whilst managing associated administrative tasks to enable transport operations in a legal and safe manner, operating at both a hub and wider Family area team.

What are we looking for?

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) – Maths & English
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in an administrative environment with a high throughput
  • Relevant market/product knowledge
  • Relevant experience within the building industry and/or logistics background
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • IT literate (particularly Excel)

What will you be responsible for?
(but not limited to…)

  • Contribute towards excellent customer service experience and work towards Branch sales and profit targets
  • Understand local market issues and communicate to Mangers to support sales growth plans
  • Deliver key KPIs for your Area
  • Analysis of compiled data from standard reports within existing databases
  • Work with Inventory Manager on Family stock movement and profile

What will you get in return?

  • A defined contribution pension scheme
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to 100’s of high street and leisure discounts, as well as a state of the art rewards system
  • Automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance scheme.
  • Plus, plenty more!

Are SG Building Distribution Limited 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, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

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. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

Do you want to make the world a better home?

Our purpose at Saint-Gobain is to Make the world a better home. Our purpose sets the course for our common future. Together with and for our customers, we design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone’s life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet. If you want to join a company that cares about making the world a better home – then please apply, we would love to hear from you!





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