Business Operations Assistant - Undergraduate Placement

Deadline: Wednesday 11th November 2021

ILG is an ambitious company that has grown rapidly to become one of the UK’s leading third- party logistics provider.

This role is an opportunity for you on your undergraduate placement to move around the business to understand and explore different departments and the role they provide in a growing and ambitious 3pl company environment.

This role will consist of 6 months in our warehouse operations team at one of our sites across West Sussex. The first 3 months as a warehouse assistant you will be involved in every aspect of the smooth running of our busy warehouse, from producing order pick list to final dispatch of goods. The further 3 months will be supporting and assisting with Goods in, stock control of clients’ products and active involvement with operational meetings, continuous improvement projects. Working closely with warehouse management to understand the planning and management required for a fast paced and operational environment.

The final 6 months involved with IT, Projects and Development supporting the on boarding of new clients and development for those already contracted with ILG. Also supporting the internal teams here at ILG across the business and operations.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert early once sufficient submissions are received.


East Grinstead


40 hours per week, five days out of seven.

Rotating shift pattern of 6am-3pm & 12pm-9pm on weekdays, and 7am-3pm on weekends.

**Includes evening and weekednd work**

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£19,000 per annum

The Benefits

  • Salary £19,000 per annum
  • Pension, life assurance
  • 22 days’ holiday
  • Staff member of the month awards
  • A dedicated platform for learning and development

Your Role

Warehouse Assistant:

  • Produce and work from picking lists, to fulfil, pack and despatch client orders
  • Ensure all orders are fulfilled within specified time frames
  • Ensure warehouse is always kept clean and tidy, with empty boxes flattened and stored in the correct location of the Warehouse
Ensure correct shipping information is processed and displayed ready for courier collection

*Our warehouses are very fast paced and there will be a requirement for heavy lifting through each shift. *

    IT and Projects Assistant:

 Help compile the SLA with the customer and gain authorisation and approval for content
    • Work in partnership with all Departments to resolve any issues that may prevent meeting operational requirements
    • Assist and support development and testing of IT initiatives and services
    • Responsible for producing client SOPs during the implementation process
    • Installation and configuration of computer hardware and software required to meet operational needs.

    About You

    • Demonstratable prioritisation skills and ability to manage varying workload
    • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Hardworking and enjoy seeing job through to completion

    • Strong IT skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and office packages
    • Able to evidence previous experience of process improvement
    • Fantastic written communication skills and commercial awareness
    • Ready mobility to travel to all ILG sites

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