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Depot Assistant

We're looking for a Depot Assistant to join our team in Sheffield.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Other duties commensurate with the role as may be deemed appropriate by the line manager

We are looking for candidates that are computer literate (all MS packages) and have administration experience. You will have good organisational skills and attention to detail. As a depot assistant you will be customer focused, self-motivated and have an excellent telephone manner.


We want you to feel rewarded, valued and engaged so we are offering the most valuable and wide ranging rewards package in the UK transport industry. Benefits such as a free bus pass on all First services, discounts on travel, First Exclusive discount website which give discounts in most major high street shops and automatic enrolment in our pension scheme after a qualifying period and many more.

About FirstGroup

First UK Bus is part of FirstGroup, the leading transport operator in the UK and North America. Keeping people moving and communities prospering in an increasingly congested world, we help around 2 billion customers every year to get to where they want to go. Over 100,000 of us work together in all kinds of roles to provide safe and reliable bus, rail and tram services for millions of people. It's a big challenge but it's one we love.

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UK Bus - Sheffield
Sheffield Bus Depot, Olive Grove Garage, Olive Grove Road, Sheffield, UK, S2 3GA
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Sheffield
  • Closing Date:
    22 July 2019
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