Transport Administrator
Bicester, United Kingdom
2d ago

Company Description

DPD is one of the fastest growing express parcel delivery companies in the UK, with a turnover of £1.9 billion. As a multi award-winning company that has been voted 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 experienced and reliable Transport Administrator (internally known as a Depot Operations Administrator) to strengthen our amazing administration team.

This role will be based from our site in Bicester OX26 6GF

  • In this role you will work closely with the Depot Quality Manager and Site Manager where you will be accountable for the administration to both;
  • 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
  • Qualifications

    What we’re looking for

  • You will have proven and demonstrable experience of working in a fast paced administrative role ideally gained within the transport industry (but this is not essential).
  • 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
  • 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 work Monday 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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