Transport Clerk

West Drayton, London (Greater)
up to £18,500 per annum
04 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Adelie Foods is the UK’s leading Food to Go business, supplying the UK retail and foodservice sectors with an unrivalled portfolio of consumer insight-led chilled food product. From its four manufacturing locations and seven distribution centres across the country, Adelie supplies a diverse range of retail and foodservice customers with a £250 million turnover.

We are currently recruiting for a Transport Clerk to be based in our distribution site in West Drayton.  

As a Transport Clerk you will be responsible to support the operational team with managing the daily driver schedule.

Key responsibilities

  • Monitor daily pre-check and debrief sheets and vehicle defect sheets highlighting any items which require action to the fleet assistant
  • Support supervisors in the timely completion and tray return
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of scanning of delivery nots upon receipt back to depot, including the day to day maintenance of scanning equipment
  • Amend route drop sheets in accordance with supervisory requests and driver feedback to ensure best fit and efficient route activity
  • Act as a point of contact for customer services, providing real time information on delivery status and responding to specific customer requests
  • Support drivers and supervisors in administering relevant forms, ensuring all information is provided and corresponded to the relevant maintenance provider
  • Run and issue daily reports, including delivery notes and drop sheets

This role is a full-time, working 40 hours per week. The working days are Sunday to Thursday and the working times are a on a 2 weeks flexi-shift - 9pm to 6am and 6am to 3am.

The ideal candidate

  • FMCG or Food manufacturing experience - desirable
  • Previous Transport experience - desirable
  • Excellent Communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Great team player with a can-do attitude
  • Able to work on own initiative and solve problems
  • Have a flexible approach to work and the ability to work under pressure
  • Capable to be well organised and structured in the approach to work
  • Excellent data manipulation skills through MS Excel
  • To have an excellent attention to detail

In return for your time & hard work

  • Salary, circa up to £18,500 per annum
  • 33 Days days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Lunch
  • Free parking on site

Interested? Apply Now!

Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.


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