Depot Assistant / Administrative Experience Required

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7183
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2021
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Warehouse & Distribution
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Depot Assistant with proven office and warehouse experience, excellent communication skills and a high attention to detail is required for a busy Depot based in Maidstone, Kent.


SALARY: Competitive (Dependent upon Experience) + Benefits (33 Days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays, Incentive Schemes, Private Healthcare and Pension Scheme 

LOCATION: Maidstone, Kent

TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent / Annualised Hours – a flexible approach to your working pattern and hours will be essential to meet the seasonality of the business


KEY REQUIREMENT: Candidates must hold a valid Driving Licence.



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Depot Assistant with proven office and warehouse experience, excellent communication skills and a high attention to detail.

Working as the Depot Assistant you will report directly to the Depot Supervisor and will support and assist them with running the depot and maintain best practice in all areas.

Your time will be split between warehouse duties, such as picking, packing, loading vehicles, unloading deliveries and stock reconciliation and administrative tasks, such as processing documentation, responding to enquiries and general office administrative duties.

As the Depot Assistant you will have excellent time management skills with the ability to deal with telephone, email and direct customer enquiries in a timely manner.



The Company is a leading supplier of agronomy advice, seed, crop protection products and precision farming services. Working in partnership with arable, fruit, vegetable, horticultural and amenity sectors, the Company is committed to helping customers manage their businesses more efficiently and more profitably. They are dedicated to the company purpose - releasing agronomic potential.

With roots originating more than 60 years ago, the Company offers a unique blend of local experience, research-based expertise, customer-based knowledge and trusted relationships; practicing values of honesty, integrity and fairness across all aspects of the business.

The Company also embraces care for the wider environment, with an understanding of the important role now played by all those who manage the land, through a range of dedicated initiatives.



If this sounds like your ideal job, please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



As the Depot Assistant your duties will include:

  • Working in line with company procedures to provide a great level of service for customers
  • In the absence of the Depot Supervisor you will be required to step up and work with the depot team to maintain the smooth operation of the depot
  • Support the Depot Supervisor with organising workload and communications to ensure everyone is working to the highest standard
  • Play an important role in ensuring effective communication is taking place locally within your team and from the wider business
  • Build strong and long-lasting relationships with key stakeholders across the internal and external businesses
  • Working to uphold the highest of internal and external standards of compliance including but not limited to BASIS, Water and Fire Regulations, Health and Safety Executive, and Ministry of Transport inspections, Working Time Regulations
  • Must have a hands-on attitude and be able to flexibly work as part of a small team
  • Ensure the security of company cash, stock and property

On occasion there may be a requirement to travel to different locations to attend training or meetings, or to support other depots.



  • Proven office/administration and warehouse experience is essential
  • Ideally you will have a knowledge of product storage solutions and a passion for agriculture
  • Ability to use computer systems effectively
  • Great communication skills
  • High attention to detail whilst working under pressure
  • A ‘can-do’ approach
  • Full clean UK driving licence


This role will be on an annualised hours contract and therefore a flexible approach to your working pattern and hours will be essential to meet the seasonality of the business. 

Training will be provided as necessary to the successful candidate.



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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