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.
Days 6am - 6pm (4 on 4 off)
Equivalent experience will be considered.
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.
Team player with a flexible 'Can Do' attitude
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.
Pension: Auto-enrolment with Nest Pensions
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