Distribution Assistant


Whittlesford, GB

Category:  Warehousing and Distribution

Job Title: Distribution Assistant


Full or part time 

Salary: Circa £18,000 

Location: Duxford, Cambridgeshire



What it’s about


Are you an enthusiastic person looking to start work in a great company?


The role of Distribution Assistant offers that and much more, you will have endless possibilities fo you to progress and growth in your role. We have committed ourselves to a culture of continuous improvement, and will actively encourage and value your suggestions. The role of Distribution Assistant enables you to become not only part of a great team but a great company.

Find out more about the team here: 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%.


We currently have vacancies in the below departments:


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.




In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:


  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays 
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary) 
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers 
  • Cycle scheme 
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.



What you’ll be doing


As a Distribution Assistant, you will:

  • Complete all assigned tasks in accordance to departmental procedures efficiently whilst maintaining accuracy and quality
  • Identify, escalate and resolve problems where appropriate and inform management accordingly
  • Assist with the training and supervision of temporary staff when required.
  • Maintain benchmarks, reporting data in order to monitor and improve overall team performance
  • Have absolute commitment to Health and Safety at all times to ensure that Cambridge Assessment functions in a safe and secure environment
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of the site processes and procedures, including our ‘Speak-up’ campaign



What we’re looking for


The successful candidate will be flexible and 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.


The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have good computer, numeracy and literacy skills
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Be willing to commit and engage with our culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Commit to Health and Safety whilst having a basic understanding of Health and Safety procedures


Interviews will be held throughout the period the advert is live, as we are looking for individuals to start as soon as possible.

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.

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.



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