Distribution Support Assistant / Distribution Assistant

Location: 

Cambridge, GB

Category:  Warehousing and Distribution

Distribution Assistant / Distribution Support Assistant

£16,610 - £18,100
Fulltime, Permanent
Location: Duxford, Cambridgeshire


What it’s about

Are you a highly adaptable energetic person looking for career progression? The roles of Distribution Assistant and Distribution Support Assistant offers that and much more, you will be working with a great team and will have endless possibilities open to you to progress and grow in your career. As one of the team you will be able to learn new processes and will be trained to complete a variety of tasks. You will be involved in Continuous Improvement Methodologies such as Kaizen and Six Sigma, where you will be able to raise your continuous improvement ideas. Cambridge Assessment is both ISO9001/2015 and OHSAS 18001 certified, so you know you will be working in a safe welcoming environment. The role of Distribution Assistant/ Distribution Support Assistant enables you to become not only part of a great team but a great company.

Cambridge Assessment is an international exams group that designs and delivers assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries. There are currently over 2500 Cambridge Assessment employees with Cambridge Assessment being established for over 150 years.

The position sits within the Flying Squad, where you will assist in a variety of activities across all operations within the warehouse function, where each day is different to the one before. The ability to learn quickly and adapt to a changing environment is critical to succeeding in this fast paced environment.

Learn more about Group Operations here: http://www.cambridgeassessment.org.uk/news/video/view/we-are-group-operations/

The role may require shift work for part of the year; this is dependent on organisational need. The shift work will be subject to a shift premium of +20% (+30% for nightshifts).

What we’re looking for

The successful candidate will be flexible with the ability to pick up tasks quickly and efficiently, they will also need to be an energetic and enthusiastic team player who is able to effectively communicate to all members of staff as well as visitors.
You will be passionate about the role we play, going above and beyond to get it right for learners, dedicated to upholding standards and open to views of our customers, partners and colleagues.

Cambridge Assessment has a big drive in the way of Continuous Improvement Methodologies, Kaizen and Six Sigma, therefore we require someone who is passionate about the continuous improvement of not only themselves but also of the company.

The successful candidate will need:
• Good numeracy and literacy skills
• To be computer literate with an understanding of Microsoft Office products.
• To be committed to Health and Safety whilst having a basic understanding of Health and Safety procedures.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits.

Benefits
• Generous contributory pension
• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications

We currently have our own in-house Learning and Development team who run a wide variety of courses from Excel through to Project Management in order to help employees not only in their current roles but to help them to advance into future roles. Constantly coming up with new ideas to help colleagues develop their careers, one of their newest ventures ‘Learning pods’ are currently being introduced to Cambridge Assessment as we speak.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.


There are a number of vacancies available , therefore recruitment for these is on a continuous basis until filled. Please apply ASAP to avoid missing out as it could close at any time.

If you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.

 

CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER


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