Reference : GBR04304

Transport Allocator

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom Retford
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/04/2021

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’re an experienced in transport allocation 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 Transport Allocator

You’ll be working for Jewson in Retford. Jewson is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and the UK's leading chain of builder’s merchants. Supplier of building materials & equipment, supplies, tools & timber with 500 branches across the UK

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Relevant market and product knowledge
  • Relevance experience within the building industry and/or logistics background
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an administrative environment with a high throughput
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Strong regional geographic knowledge
  • Awareness of Transport legislation (desirable)

What will I be doing in the role?

Our Transport Allocator will 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 superbranch and wider cluster branch team. In this role you will;

  • Efficiently coordinating and allocating Customer deliveries through an IT system to the Jewson branch network in a timely and cost efficient way.
  • Managing associated administrative tasks.
  • Processing Customer orders on time to deliver an excellent customer experience.
  • Building strong, effective relationships with Colleagues


Are Jewson 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.

Top Employer 2021

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