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Depot Operations Administrator

Posted: 23 Jul 2021 Closes: 22 Aug 2021
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999762879369

Area: Region 2
Department: Depot
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days (Monday - Friday Only)
Company Description

DPD is one of the fastest growing express parcel delivery companies in the UK, with a turnover of£1.9billion. As a multi award-winning company that has beenvoted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for eight years running, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and be the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicatedDepot OperationsAdministrator, to strengthen our amazing administration team. This role will be based at our Depot in Ipswich IP5 3RX.

In this role you will work closely with the Depot Quality Manager and Site Manager where you will be accountable for the finance administration and administration to both the Transport and Operational areas of the depot.

Key accountabilities will include;
  • Monitoring & reconciling automated payments for our "self employed" drivers
  • Administering stocks of uniforms and stationery
  • Carrying out Driver Licence and Forklift Truck certificate checks
  • Administering fuel stocks and orders
  • Carrying out local operational quality audits and maintaining operational reports
  • Maintaining vehicle records, keys, service schedule and defect/repairs register


What we're looking for

As the successful candidate you will have proven and demonstrable experience of working in a fast paced administrative role ideally with an awareness of finance administration.
  • You will have strong analytical skills with an awareness of quality assurance and auditing.
  • You will have strong communication skills with a confident telephone manner and have a willingness to go the 'extra mile' to help your depot achieve ever-greater heights.
  • Excellent administration skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office programmes to include Excel and Google Workplace to include Gmail, Google Docs.
  • Demonstrate a high level of accuracy, self-motivation and organisation.
  • Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Additional Information

Job Specifics

You will have a comprehensive induction to DPD where we will go through the key processes that are required to make you a 1st class administrator.

You will primarily workMonday to Friday however our depots are operational 7 days a week so you may be required to work occasional weekends


Your package will include a competitive salary. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000's of retailers.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

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