Transport Planning Coordinator

Location: Swindon, Gloucestershire, England
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Reference: 3101
Contact Name: Guy Allen
Expiry Date: 2021-12-24

Job: Transport Planning Coordinator

Location: Swindon

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000

Job type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours of work: 45 hours Monday to Friday, 7.30am start. Opportunities for training and career development.

 

Summary:

The job purpose is 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.

 

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 our 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

· Ability to work alone and as part of a team

· Ability to prioritise work and complete it to a high standard

· Transport Manager CPC is desirable but not essential

· IOSH Managing Safely is desirable but not essential

· 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

 

Due to the nature of the role, a financial and DBS background check is also required, at the employer's expense.

 

 

Closing date is 26th November 2021

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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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

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. 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. 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.