Operations Administrator - Warehouse


Job Details


Whittlesey - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Part Time



Closing Date

01/12/2020 12:00

About IPL

At IPL our role is very clear. We are here to improve the value, quality and availability of our products to ensure that we are Asda’s lowest cost, sustainable supply chain solution. Our sustainable sourcing model supports Asda’s mission to help their customers to save money and live better lives.

We are one of the largest privately-owned food processing businesses in the UK. We have thousands of colleagues across multiple sites in the UK and in our country offices around the world.

About the site

Whittlesey is our purpose built Houseplants and Flowers operation, supplying Asda with their full range of bouquets, potted plants, and succulents.

There are a number of support roles on site with the majority of colleagues working within our operation.

About the Role

We now have an excellent opportunity for an Operations Administrator (Warehouse) to join the IPL team based at our Whittlesey site, Cambridgeshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to take a step in their career with a company that can offer long term progression opportunities.

Please note this role is working Saturday & Sunday. 8am – 4.45pm / 7am – 3.45pm

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Allocate orders where necessary
  • Report any variances of stock to Shift Operations Leader
  • Accurately receive and despatch paperwork in accordance with company procedures ensuring all vehicle times are documented on the Lorry Board / Load builder, and sign in sheets  
  • Establish and maintain an excellent communication policy between internal and external customers at all times
  • To undertake all aspects of administration in relation to the booking and monitoring of transport
  • To carry out duties that may from time to time be requested by the Operations Leader (OL)
  • Process the orders to haulier website accurately
  • Comply with health and safety at all times
  • Print the relevant picking sheets/checking sheets for colleagues

Skills and experience required

  • Experience of working in a fast moving environment

  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office)

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken

  • Experience in Despatch /Warehouse environment - desirable

  • Health and Safety qualification - desirable

What's in it for you?

We are a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of our colleagues and committed to creating a great place to work. In order to grow we need to find people already living our Values – Supportive, Trailblazing, Engaging and Principled.

In return we will offer you development, a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of:

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Enhanced Pension Scheme

  • 10% Asda Discount (terms and conditions apply)

  • Life assurance (4x base salary)

  • Health and wellbeing assistance programme

  • Free Parking



Your place in our world

Leader - Operations
Operations Administrator - Warehouse