Service Desk Analyst


Job Details


UK Chippenham Head Office - 12189

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

07/02/2020 12:00

Role Overview

Wincanton is recruiting for a Service Desk Analyst to join the team in our Chippenham Head Office. 

The Service Desk Analyst works in the operations function providing a single first point of contact to all users, for the resolution of incidents and the administration of IT service requests. 

Hours of work between 7am-5pm Mon-Fri, rotating shift pattern 07:00-15:30 / 08:30-17:00 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Provide 1st line IT technical support, taking ownership of the customer Incident or Service Request and see it through to resolution 
  • Monitor support ticket queues ensuring incidents are actioned in line with SLA’s 
  • Maintain support tickets correctly and keep the client updated with progress every day  
  • Ensure any Incidents or Service Requests that cannot be resolved by the Service Desk are escalated appropriately 
  • Create a positive impression of the Service Desk by building a rapport with the customer, focussing on business needs and delivering best possible customer service 
  • Handle all queries and updates professionally and efficiently, maintaining a high degree of customer service 
  • Assist with Infrastructure tasks as and when required 
  • Maintain user security on all systems 
  • Completion of Service Requests 
  • Administration of Active Directory, End User Devices, Office 365 and Business Applications 

Skills & Experience 

The successful candidate will provide excellent customer service and quality technical support. They must be well organised, self-motivated, punctual, adaptable and flexible in their approach to work. They must also be able to prioritise a variable workload and know when to escalate a problem appropriately. They will be required to communicate effectively with pressurised users at all levels, often whilst under pressure themselves. Whilst demonstrating that they are an excellent team player. 

  • Proactive individual able to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment 
  • Excellent and demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written 
  • Customer focussed attitude with positive approach 
  • Excellent telephone manner, listening and empathy skills 
  • Problem solving and diagnostic skills 
  • Team player; works with and supports the rest of the team 
  • Good knowledge of service management toolsets and best practice e.g. ServiceNow and ITIL  
  • Proven experience & understanding of IT infrastructure, desktop and business applications 
  • Span of technical knowledge to encompass all versions of MS Windows, Basic TCP/IP Networking, Citrix, all versions of MS Office including Office 365 
  • Ability to follow processes, policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure consistent quality of service 
  • Proven track record working in a Service Desk role 

About Us: 

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.” 

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment. 

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