Logistics Support Assistant

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Logistics Support Assistant

£26316 - £30668 Per Annum

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 6 days ago, 8 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: 21-07-2024 (In 6 days)

job Ref: JUL20240469

Full Job Description

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is the largest of Scotland’s seven regional transport partnerships. We run the Glasgow Subway, a host of specialist bus services and are responsible for delivering better public transport for all.

The Subway has been modernised twice in its history with the previous modernisation taking place in the late 1970s.  We are currently undertaking a £288m transformational project which will result in the Subway being one of the most advanced systems in Europe.  This is your opportunity to be part of the future of Subway, helping us to deliver the first full Unattended Train Operation (UTO) system in the UK.

About the role

 The Logistics Support Assistant will support the efficient running of the Subway. You will be responsible for organising and assembling materials to support all Subway maintenance activities. You will carry out racking and stack audits and inspections.  You will also carry out forklift checks and track duties within the site. You will develop and broaden your own skills and experience in line with our modernisation activity and introduction of new assets.

 About you

The successful applicant will be highly motivated, capable and reliable.   You will have experience of working as a Logistics Support Assistant and in kitting of parts. Experience of Microsoft Office packages is essential. Experience of other computer packages is desirable. You will be experienced in forklift duties, daily checks, stock audits and inspections.

A positive attitude and able to work in a changing environment and being able to reactive to changing demands.   You will have good communication skills and be able to work autonomously or as part of a team.

Further details of the role and key responsibilities are set out in the job description.


Working at SPT comes with many benefits you can look forward to:

  • 33 Days Annual and Public Holiday Entitlement (pro rata to shift pattern)
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Group Life Assurance Cover
  • SPT actively encourages learning and development and are committed to ongoing learning and development to support career progression
  • Employee Travel Pass Scheme – a Subway Smartcard to travel on the Glasgow Subway for free plus an additional card for a member of your household
  • Salary Sacrifice Bus or Rail Season Ticket Scheme – subsidised at a maximum of £600 towards the cost
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Long Service Awards, Credit Union

The nature of this role may require you to work outwith normal office hours on occasion to support the operational requirements of the organisation. 

You will be based at Broomloan Depot, Govan, Glasgow.

Please note, this position falls into the high risk category under the Alcohol and Drugs policy and therefore is subject to random & for-cause testing procedures.

How to Apply

To apply, please select the ‘Apply Now’ button to complete an online application form. Closing date for applications is Sunday, 21 July at 23:59hrs.

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to pass a medical examination that will include a test for alcohol and drugs. 

SPT is an Equal Opportunities company welcoming applications from a diverse background.   If you’ve got the right skills for the job we want to hear from you.   SPT encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.

SPT operates blind recruitment, which is the process of removing any and all identification details from candidate application forms.   This includes identifiable personal details such a candidate’s name, gender, ethnicity and age. This information is not visible to our Hiring Managers.   This practice is used to ensure fairness, attract diverse candidates and to remove unconscious bias from our recruitment process.  By implementing this approach, SPT aims to create a level playing field to assess applicants solely based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

For applicants with special requirements, or if you have any questions, please email quoting the above reference.