Weighbridge Administrator

Job Category: Administration

Job Location: Kettering

Hours: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.

Posted Date: August

How to apply

If you are interested in any of our positions, please apply by sending us an email with your CV and covering letter to careers@bennie.co.uk

Company Summary:

Boughton Loam Ltd are producers and suppliers of soil, composts and loam based growing media. We pride ourselves on the service and commitment given to each and every one of our many customers in over three decades of successful business. From our production and distribution facilities in Northamptonshire and Leicestershire we produce quality topsoil, cricket loam, turf dressing & growing mediums to the sports turf, landscape and construction industries U.K wide. 

As an employee within a family business, you will be working with a close-knit team environment for a company that has our employees at the center of everything we do. Boughton is part of The Bennie Group, a family business founded over 80 years ago. 

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 40 hours per week – You are also required to work such additional hours as may be necessary for the proper performance of your duties or that may be required to fulfil role.

Job Role/Description

Ensure the efficient working of the weighbridge, accurately recording the movement of goods and invoicing to Boughton customers.


    • Greet Customers – Operate the weighbridge, ensuring all goods in and out are accurately recorded into the relevant system. Ensuing they have been weighed in and out (making sure they don’t go out overweight) 
    • Take payment for trade customers and record them accurately. 
    • Purchase orders and sales orders end to end process such as, 
    • Topsoil, compost, sand, diesel, pallets, haulage of goods in & out. 
    • haulage (work out costs) and book the haulage on the portal for any pallet delivery jobs going on Sandersons or PC Howard  
    • Sales orders for customers who have not pre-ordered. 
    • Review all sales orders, confirming all details are as required – communicate with sales team as necessary regarding any adjustments.  
    • Liase with the sales team on general queries and updates  
    • Invoice orders  
    • Print off any Garden topsoil direct shop orders from the Sanderson portal, keep log of all orders that go out on each day 
    • Keep records of any soil coming in and update/receipt in haulage as required. 
    • Monthly – go through the receipted in POs and see if they are showing as ‘completed’ on sage and if so, file them 
    • Deal with accounts & general queries, from customers. 
    • General office administration such as  
    • Keep the whiteboard up to date as any new orders come on  
    • Organised labeling for senior team  
    • Keep all facilities topped up 
    • Assist manager with ad hoc administration tasks 
    • Keep office/canteen/kitchen/toilets/reception presentable  

    Occasionally there may be a requirement to assist production staff in the yard when required with light duties. 

    • Helping out operating machines if needed, mainly robot bagging plant. 
    • Get any small bags ready that customers are collecting (e.g., grass seed) 
    • Label all pallet orders which are going out on Sanderson and PC Howard. 
    • Ensure drivers are following health and safety requirements (wearing hi vis etc) 
    • Understand and promote the sites health and safety policies, ensuring these are followed by site visitors.  


    The above list of responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post. As well as other duties relevant to your experience. 


  • Strong data entry skills with accuracy and attention to detail  
  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Ability to multitask  
  • Experience in weighbridge operation preferred but full training will be provided 
  • Working knowledge of Sage 200 desirable but not essential  

What We Offer

Remuneration: We offer a competitive salary

Holiday: 24 days holiday + 8 days statutory

Pension: Statutory Pension contribution

Development: We are committed to investing in our people, so we invest in you. Development is in your hands, and we want to enable this so your progression at Bennie is only limited by what you want to achieve

Socials: Join us for our bi-annual socials, where you really are part of the family

Wellbeing: Onsite gym and weekly B-Fit classes in a group fitness session

Pets: Office based employees are invited to bring their well-behaved dogs in to the office

Finally, Our long-standing family tradition, of giving staff a Christmas turkey

How to apply

If you are interested in any of our positions, please apply by sending us an email with your CV and covering letter to careers@bennie.co.uk