Transport Co-ordinator

Transport Co-ordinator

  • Ref No.

    HR52

  • Salary

    Competitive - Depending on Experience

  • Location

    Nottingham

  • Job Type

    Full Time - 45 Hours

Humber Recruitment is seeking a Transport Co-ordinator on behalf of one of our clients based in Nottingham.

Are you a motivated, organised individual seeking an exciting and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment? Do you have excellent knowledge of the local area?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the collections department for a Transport Planner/ Co-ordinator with the client. The position plays a key role in delivering the client’s services day to day by route efficiency of roll-on-roll-off and skip vehicles to ensure maximum productivity of drivers to deliver the highest level of customer service.

Hours – The successful candidate will work 45 hours per week, on a rolling three-shift pattern: 6am – 4pm, 8am – 6pm and 2pm – midnight, with additional hours as required (Saturday morning rota) to maintain the safe and efficient running of the transport department.

Main Duties

  • Creating an effective and efficient daily transport plan, ensuring that all customer orders are assigned to the appropriate trucks and to requested access times.
  • Proactively monitor the progression of the delivery plan, applying changes where necessary to ensure that all customer orders are completed on the day.
  • Take accountability for any day-to-day problems, liaising with drivers, customers and internal departments to achieve positive resolutions.
  • Perform end-of-shift daily de-briefs with drivers to capture and communicate specific information relative to their daily activities.
  • Update internal systems thoroughly and accurately to ensure that all issues are captured, and the completed orders can be processed and billed promptly.

Key Skills

  • Good knowledge of planning and route efficiency techniques
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to act quickly and take action to avoid failure.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to influence drivers, customers and internal departments to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Excellent attention to accuracy and detail
  • At least 1 years experience as a Transport Planner/ Co-ordinator working in a fast-paced service delivery environment
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Software products
  • Knowledge of Working Time and Driving Legislation

Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate on experience including paid overtime
  • Bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension after the qualifying period
  • 21 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Life Assurance at 3x salary from the commencement of employment
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Bike-to-work scheme
  • Free on-site car parking

To apply for the position of Transport Co-ordinator, simply click the apply button below and complete the resulting form. For more information on the role, call the Humber Recruitment team on 01472 729768 and we will be happy to assist. You can see our full list of current vacancies by clicking here.

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