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Depot Operations Administrator

Depot Administration
Circa £23,000
Advertising End Date:
15 Dec 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover over £1 billion. Voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier for the last 6 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology and recruit and retain the best people in the industry.

We are currently recruiting a Depot Operations Administrator, to strengthen our amazing administration team based at our Preston Depot (PR2 5BL)

In this role you will work closely with the Depot Quality Manager and General 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

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.

Job Specifics

The working days for this role will be Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday so you must be able to commit to working these days.

You will have a comprehensive induction to DPD where we will go through the key processes that are required to make you a ‘rock star’.


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.