Operations Assistant
Adler & Allan
Salamons Way, Rainham, United Kingdom
18h ago

About the Company :

The Adler and Allan Group provides market leading environmental risk reduction through preventative and responsive solutions offering an expert 24-7 service to our customers.

We give our customers peace of mind in detecting and identifying the environmental risks posed to their business. Our broad range of risk mitigation products and services keep businesses strong, reducing the prospect of litigation, costly fines and bad publicity, as well as reducing the threat to the environment.

In a world where the environment and legislation are in constant flux, we also provide emergency response in a variety of settings.

Our customers include multinational blue-chip organisations across a wide range of sectors both private and public.

We are an ambitious team who are focused on growth, putting out customers at the heart of what we do, and we live our values of Safety, Service, Working Together, Wellbeing and Expertise.

Our culture is can-do, fun and where everyone has a part to play. If you want to help businesses and protect the environment, this role could be for you.

In return you will be rewarded with a great package, fantastic culture, challenging role and an opportunity for development and progression.

Operations Assistant :

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced and knowledgeable Operations Assistant to join our Specialist Fuels Services (SFS) team.

Operating from our logistics centre in Rainham (Essex), the Operations Assistant will report to the SFS Operations Manager and wider SFS management team, supporting operational staff to ensure successful completion of all aspects of the division’s operations.

The primary purpose of this role is to work in conjunction with the SFS Operations manager and SFS administration team with post work management and invoicing.

Key tasks and responsibilities associated with the role are as follows :

  • Working closely with the SFS Operations team assisting in day to day management of the SFS Operation from Rainham and Waltham Cross depots
  • Assist with communication with all field staff at all times : rearrange any work requirement should this be needed.
  • Allocate jobs and select appropriately trained staff to complete works to a safe and required standard.
  • Work towards Production of RAMS
  • Assist with the preparation of job packs prior to works commencing.
  • Assist operations team as and when required with possibility of out of hours call outs
  • Assist Operations Manager and Northern Area Manager Preparing quotations, arranging works and pricing jobs for invoicing as required;
  • work towards compiling pricing breakdowns & quotations

  • Deputise for the Operations Manager as and when required.
  • Works to be carried out in accordance with health and safety to include provided RAMS documentation. The post holder is required to use knowledge and experience to contribute to the pursuance of works and meet customer demand and satisfy works.
  • Completion of all works paperwork and submission in a timely manner assisting in invoicing.
  • Liaison with SFS team regarding all works and recommending improvements or possible opportunities. .
  • Provide assistance to other departments and managers with day to day work and on-going project work as required.
  • Operating Company vehicles which the post holder is suitably qualified to operate.
  • Assisting with vehicle bookings and maintenance
  • Assisting with raising Opportunities and taking these through to Focal Point for processing
  • Processing paperwork flow to finalise projects
  • Calculate job pricing using spreadsheets for various customers
  • Price up emergency works on schedule of rates
  • Work towards Completing RDCO (Registered dealers in controlled Oils) online for HMRC
  • Manage purchase orders including stock control on focal point and at depot level
  • Process Opportunities for invoicing and obtaining P / O numbers where applicable
  • Create monthly spreadsheet and update accordingly to record sales and purchases
  • Monthly Work In Progress (WIP) reports to Head Office & online via Focal Point
  • Monthly Purchase Accruals report to Head Office
  • Monitor P / O’s fortnightly for goods received
  • Authorise where necessary P / O’s and invoices on focal point
  • Assist with processing of job bookings on focal point
  • Record inter divisional transactions on spreadsheet and provide divisions with necessary paperwork
  • HMRC invoicing of fuel along with Inter divisional fuel purchases via Head Office
  • This list is not exhaustive, and the Operations Assistant will be expected to undertake additional tasks at the request of SFS management.

    Operations Assistant Requirements :

  • A proven track record in a similar environment
  • Experience in a fast paced environment / role
  • Good organisation skills
  • Sound knowledge of invoicing and job breakdowns
  • Sound knowledge of Excel and Microsoft packages
  • Previous background in an accounts department would be ideal
  • HGV vehicle knowledge would be beneficial but not essential
  • Previous knowledge and experience of completing RAMS documentation and an understanding of Health and Safety in the work place would be an advantage
  • Willingness to undertake any additional training to increase capability of the division in supplying a service to customers.
  • A clean driving licence
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Operations Assistant Benefits :

  • 21 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Regular opportunities for training and development
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