John G Russell is a leading provider in the rail freight industry, dedicated to delivering efficient and reliable transportation solutions. Due to expansion, we are seeking a skilled and motivated Terminal Admin Clerk to join our dynamic team within our Coatbridge Depot and support our mission of excellence in service.

Join us at John G Russell Ltd and become a vital part of our ambitious expansion. Your expertise will help shape the future of rail freight, and we can’t wait to see what we can achieve together.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

What does this job involve?

You will carry out a variety of duties including:

  • Handling of customer enquiries with regards to help and support with bookings and references
  • Performing general traffic office admin duties as and when required
  • Input data to the terminal operating system CYMAN so that container movement records & container storage records are kept accurate and up to date.
  • Utilise the systems functionality to plan rail container movements
  • Planning containers to the trains daily ensuring they travel to the correct destination
  • Liaising with the road department to support on time deliveries
  • Liaising with the terminal operations team to ensure terminal efficiency
  • Liaising with rail customers to load trains to customer expectations and requirements
  • Ensuring all activities and operations are performed within current service KPI’s
  • Subject to competence/skill you may be required to perform any other duties that are relevant with your grade

Key Skills (Essential/Desirable)

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Demonstrate a strong customer service focus.
  • Highly organised and able to work to challenging deadlines whilst maintaining compliance
  • Proficient in the use of standard industry software including a good working knowledge of Excel.
  • Ability to work to strict timescales
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team together with the ability to problem solve for customers
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Accurate with the input of numerical data
  • Ideally have the knowledge/appreciation of container ISO standards
  • Experience using CYMAN or another similar terminal operating system would be advantageous

What’s on Offer?

For the successful candidate, we have several options to suit.

· 4 on 4 off (48hr p.w),

· Mon to Fri rotating over days/backs and nights (40hr p.w)

· Sat/Sun part time weekend cover (24hrs p.w)

In return we will offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full on the job and ongoing training
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • On site parking

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Expected hours: 24 – 48 per week


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person