Distribution Support Assistant

Cambridge, UK
Circa £17,000
17 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Distribution Support Assistant

2 X 12 Month Fixed Term Contracts

Salary: Circa £17,000

Location: Duxford, Cambridgeshire

What it's about

We have had two Distribution Support Assistant vacancies become available which will be covering maternity leave.

As a Distribution Support Assistant you will learn vital skills which will help you to develop as an individual. We have outstanding courses available to all members of Cambridge Assessment as well as supportive management. We have committed ourselves to a culture of continuous improvement, and will actively encourage and value your suggestions. The role of Distribution Support Assistant enables you to become not only part of a great team but a great company.

These positions sit within our flying squad team who complete a variety of tasks, as a fllying squad memeber you will get the opportunity to work in several different departments covering different roles, no one like the one before.

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% (+30% for nightshifts).


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
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 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.
  • 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

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.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31/01/2019 and interviews will be held on on a date to be confirmed. .

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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