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Traffic Controller

per annum

Transport Planner






Job Purpose: To take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first class service in a cost effective way.



Shifts available:


Days 6am - 6pm (4 on 4 off)



Equivalent experience will be considered.



Specific Experience


Traffic management

Dealing with VOSA Compliance

Problem solving/logical thinking

Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight corporate deadlines.


Essential Specific Skills


Computer skills - Stirling (training will be provided), Excel

Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external.

Geographical knowledge

Team player with a flexible 'Can Do' attitude


Company/Industry Knowledge


Working in a multi-disciplined environment


Working knowledge of the UK road transport industry



Specific Key Accountabilities


Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation

Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief

Liaise with other depots within the Company

Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads

Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots

Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly

Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels

Maintain a computerised system such as Sterling. Have the skills to use excel spread sheets.

A good understanding of transport regulations currently in force

Good geographical knowledge

Booking driver agency staff depending on workload

Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements

Must ensure that all drivers are aware of SAFED, and be actively involved in improving SAFED achievements to goals

Must be an integral part of, and is responsible for employee health and safety

Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to Compliance and inspection requirements

Provide general support appropriate to the management when require

Check driving licences and ensure Company drivers and Agency drivers are compliant and legal to drive within the scope of the conditions of the Insurance.


Holidays: 20


Pension: Auto-enrolment with Nest Pensions


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