Bensons for Beds

Warehouse Administrator

Bensons for Beds

Sep 5th, 2022
£ 21,840 / Year
No one size fits all when it comes to finding the perfect sleep experience for customers and that’s why at Bensons for Beds we put Sleep Wellness™ at the heart of everything we do. With nearly 70 years of retail and 100 years of manufacturing experience in sourcing the best quality beds, frames and mattresses, at Bensons we understand how to design the perfect, tailored sleep experience.

We have 190+ locations and employ c 1800 colleagues. Under new ownership of Alteri Group we have an ambitious 3-year plan to grow the business further and achieve our mission of becoming the market leading bed retailer with a strong omnichannel presence.

Our business is made up of 4 main areas. Our retail stores provide nationwide coverage, our very own manufacturing site in Cambridgeshire make our quality products, and our Logistics team who store and deliver those products right to our customers’ homes. These operational business areas are all supported by our team of professionals and specialists across a wide range of support functions, ensuring our business is in great shape to serve our customers.

Sleep is an essential part of everyone’s day, which is why every customer visiting a Bensons store is offered a complimentary sleepPRO™ assessment, allowing them to choose a comfort level that is right for them. Mattresses are rated one to five in terms of firmness, with five being the most firm. sleepPRO’s unique technology helps to match customers with their ideal mattress, so they get a perfect night’s sleep, every night.

What’s more, Bensons has a highly skilled buying team that try, test and source the very best beds, mattresses, headboards, pillows, accessories and bedroom furniture for its customers. Our collection of products includes brands such as Slumberland, Sensaform, iGel, Staples, Silentnight and Sealy.

We are also fully committed to our sustainability journey, being kinder to the environment with every new product from product materials to production.

Bensons is a proud supplier of Silentnight’s new eco range of mattresses, which contain eco comfort fibres made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. Bensons is also set to incorporate more chemical treatment-free fabrics and new filings, produced using less CO2, water, and land use, into its new ranges this year and has become a supporter of the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Climate Action Roadmap, committing to be Net Zero by 2040, 10 years ahead of the government target..

In addition, Bensons customers also have the chance to recycle their old beds and mattresses via a dedicated service, where they can have their old products taken away on delivery of their new bed. Since the recycling scheme began, Bensons has saved the equivalent of over 4,000 tonnes of mattresses from going into landfill with much more to come on this journey.

Bensons is proud to have been awarded the BSI Kitemark across a range of products, demonstrating the highest possible quality standards, and has a dedicated manufacturing site based in Huntingdon. All mattresses are guaranteed for a minimum of five years.

It is all of this that really sets us apart in the marketplace.
HQ is based in Accrington, Lancashire.

Our business consists of our retail stores, our manufacturing site and our logistics (warehousing and distribution) centres plus our support team to ensure we're in great shape to serve our customers.
https://www.bensonsforbeds.co.uk

Warehouse Administrator – Tewkesbury £21,840 + Benefits
An administrator is required to join our team to ensure we delight our customers and deliver on our promises with the support of the Administration Supervisor and the Administration and Stock Control Manager. Working Hours: Rotational Shifts 07:00 -15:30 and 13:30 – 22:00

About Bensons for Beds

We’re Bensons for Beds! We put Sleep Wellness™ at the heart of everything we do. With 100 years of experience in sourcing the best quality beds, frames and mattresses, at Bensons we understand how to design the perfect, tailored sleep experience. We have 170+ locations and employ c 1800 colleagues. Under new ownership of Alteri Investors we have an ambitious 3 year plan to grow the business further and achieve our mission.

The Role – Administrator – Working Hours: Rotational Shifts 07:00 -15:30 and 13:30 – 22:00

We are currently looking for an experienced administrator to join our Tewkesbury team.

Daily responsibilities include:

  • Help to support with the Goods in and Goods out procedures
  • Answering and making calls to customers to organise delivery dates and helping with any questions or queries they may have
  • Printing and creating drivers running packs and manifests
  • Responding to emails and phone calls from stores to help them with store or customer queries
  • Supporting other departments within the warehouse
  • Willing to support with training of new starters in the office
  • Making sure paperwork is filed in the correct place and is kept up to date for audit purposes

Skills needed

We are looking for an experienced administrator with the following skills, experience and attributes to be successful in this role:

  • Admin & Customer service experience in a similar environment
  • Experience of taking and making phone calls
  • Computer Literate with knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Well organised & accurate
  • Able to work to deadlines to positively contribute to the team
  • Prepared to work flexible hours for the need of the business

Our Benefits!

In return for your contribution to the team’s performance, we offer a competitive base salary plus all these extra benefits:

    • Employee discount scheme for Bensons products
    • ‘Perks’ discounts from numerous high street and online retailers and service providers to save you money on your everyday purchases and bigger expenses such as holidays and travel, electrical goods, motoring and leisure products etc.
    • Pension scheme – provided by Legal & General
    • Healthshield cashback options for Health and wellbeing services (dental, optical, virtual GP, other hospital services and more)
  • Access to Retail Trust services (guidance and support on retail issues, mental health, wellbeing & financial topics)
  • Learning and development programmes to gain new knowledge and skills
  • Career progression – access to internal opportunities to build your career within Bensons for Beds
    • Long service awards and ‘Love to Shop’ voucher rewards to spend as you like
  • 28 days holiday, rising to 31 after 2 years’ service

(*qualifying periods apply)


Apply now!!

If you love working with a great team, engaging with a variety of challenges, growing your skills and developing new ones then click now to apply to join us!

There is a brief online application process to complete, to tell us about yourself, answer some questions and confirm your eligibility. We’ll reply to you asap!

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