Transport Coordinator

Location: Salford
Salary: £26k per year
Contact: Guy Allen
Call: Guy
Reference: 2301
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Location: Salford

Salary: £26,000

Hours: 45 hours per week Monday to Friday (Days) 7am - 5pm, flexibility required to work different hours when required.

Summary:

To ensure that requests for transport service are captured, recorded accurately and responded to in line with the previously agreed internal or external customer requirements whilst, striving for efficiencies and service excellence. Maintaining excellent standards of safety and delivering the core values expected from our market leading recycling business

Opportunities for training and career development

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

Representing the company professionally and being courteous with stakeholders at all times

Planning, organising and managing the routing of deliveries and collections to meet the requirements of the organisation and their customers

Liaising efficiently with internal and external customers resolving any problems that occur

Supervising the drivers, managing overtime and efficiencies to ensure cost control

Promoting and ensuring compliance with transport policies, procedures and legislation

Where targets have been set for recovery of haulage cost then plan vehicle utilisation to ensure the targets are achieved

Be pro-active in identifying routing and service level improvements, focusing on cost reductions and customer satisfaction

Ensure vehicles are scheduled for service / safety inspections when required

Oversee daily defect checking by drivers and collate reports for the TM to review

Inspiring and enforcing a positive Health and Safety ethic within the team, ensuring the correct resources for a safe working environment are made available along with the delivery of tool box talks

Review and file transport related records

Ensure drivers complete paperwork correctly

Capture feedback stakeholders, either positive or negative and report this for review using planning/routing/tracking software in line with instruction and training

 

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Previous vehicle routing experience is essential
  • Proven track record of motivating drivers to deliver a quality service
  • Experience of making quick decisions under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • A good understanding of the EU drivers hours and working time directive
  • A good understanding of O-licence commitments
  • Transport Manager CPC is desirable but not essential, OLAT training if no CPC
  • IOSH Managing Safely is desirable but not essential however IOSH Supervising Safely is a minimum requirement
  • Good IT skills are required (e.g. MS Office, vehicle tracking, routing software)
  • Valid LGV Class C or C+E licence would be considered beneficial
  • Good knowledge of using disciplinary procedures and Personal Improvement Plans

Closing date is 20 th June 2021

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client for a Transport Coordinator

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to guy.allen@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future