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Depot Assistant - 24 hours

We're looking for a dynamic Depot Assistant (Part-Time) to join our team in Leicester.

As a Depot Assistant you will support the depot management team with routine operational and engineering activities

You will make recommendations for improving operational and engineering performance, by proactively reviewing business processes, policies and systems. You will also support the depot Operations and Engineering Managers to implement business and system change programmes.

The salary for this position is £20,000 per annum (pro rata)

The working hours are 24 per week (Mon – Thurs 5 hours, Fri 4 hours - the times are flexible, but they need to be within office hours)

What will you be doing?

  • Support the depot management team to maintain accurate records for all aspects of operational and engineering standards and performance
  • Prepare information to support disciplinary, grievance or absence management reviews
  • Prepare reports by collating, analysing and summarising information
  • Support the depot team to ensure that all depot equipment is logged and maintained and that sufficient levels of stock are available, including: ticket machines, driver equipment, cash machines, and ticket rolls etc.
  • Ensure items of lost property are logged in Tracerit and coordinate return of items to customers
  • Collate and coordinate new uniform deliveries as appropriate
  • Collate and process vehicle defect information
  • Support the accurate capture and recording of employee hours and attendance, including inputting, checking and collating information from the DAS GUI system, timesheets and clock cards
  • Deal with telephone queries and support the satisfactory resolution of customer and employee queries
  • Comply with requisition to pay procedures and delegated authorities
  • Cover front desk as required

Who are we looking for?

  • Computer literacy (all MS packages)
  • Administration experience
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail & Time Management
  • Customer focused with a common sense approach
  • Friendly and helpful with an excellent telephone manner

What can we offer you?

  • up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
  • company pension
  • free bus travel for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
  • High Street discounts

What do we do?

One of the UK's largest bus operators, our team of 17,000 Journey Makers helps 1.6 million customers every single day to get to where they want to go. Together we provide helpful and reliable services on our buses, keep thousands of vehicles on the road and make sure everything runs smoothly.

We can offer you a wide range of rewarding careers, as we make a big investment in the future and transform the world of bus travel.

Interested? Click on apply and fill in an application form!


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UK Bus - Leicester
Abbey Lane, Leicester, England, LE4 0DA
  • Ref:
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Part Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Part Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Leicester
  • Closing Date:
    15 November 2019
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