Transport Administrator

Salary: £Dependent upon skills and experience

Posted on: 23/03/2018

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Head Office of CSL, Tankersley, Barnsley.


Transport Administrator - Job ID 120

About Us:

Company Shop is a fast-growing, multi-award-winning business that collaborates with retailers, manufacturers and brands to unlock the potential in surplus stock. Founded over 40 years ago, Company Shop is now the UK’s largest redistributor of surplus products, saving over 45 million units of good food from going to waste each year. It is also the pioneer of Community Shop, its social enterprise that gets surplus food to the people that need it most. Across Company Shop and Community Shop, the group champions a profit with purpose model, delivering fantastic social, environmental and economic value to members, colleagues and clients.

About the role:

Company Shop has an exciting opportunity for an Administrator to join our Transport team to provide professional administrative support.

Key accountabilities include:

• Assisting colleagues by answering transport queries

• To ensure the efficient and effective operation of the transport service, by ensuring that telephone and email booking for goods in/out are completed in a timely and accurate manner

• To answer incoming calls to the department

• Assisting drivers with any queries that they have

• To maintain the integrity of the delivery booking system

• To maintain and review an audit ready filing system

• To ensure that the Transport team working areas are maintained in such a way to promote a positive image

• To support the Transport team in continually looking for improvements • Where appropriate, provide admin support for other members in the team

• To work closely with departments, to help assist them with any issues that they may have, and where applicable provide advice

• To promote equality and diversity as part of the culture of the company

About you:

This is an exciting and varied role which reports into the Transport Manager. We are interested in speaking to candidates who have the following skills and experience:

• Previous experience in an Administrative based role

• Previous experience working in a Transport based role is desirable

• Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

• Excellent IT skills

• Ability to provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers

• Ability to liaise comfortably with stakeholders at all levels

• Being comfortable working both alone and as part of a team

• Attention to detail

• Experience of creating, running and maintaining reports

• Ability to multi task and prioritise key issues

• Ability to manage expectations

• Ability to identify and improve working practice


Head Office of CSL, Tankersley, Barnsley.



Membership to the Staff Shop and free 2 x death in service cover. Other benefits include discounted rates at the onsite café, and the onsite gym facilities.



40 hours per week, some flexibility required



Dependent upon skills and experience


Applications to:

Please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected] or please call 01226 355180 for an application form and/or further information. Please quote the job number 120 on all applications. The closing date for your application is Friday 16th March 2018.


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