TRANSPORT COORDINATOR

Posted 5 April by Zenith People LTD

Our client based in South Tyneside are looking for an experienced transport co-ordinator to join their team.

Job description:

  • Plan and allocate daily workloads within the transport operation to meet customer requirements
  • Ensure relevant documentation is prepared and completed for all transport activities
  • Participate in the planning of drivers hours to ensure labour is used efficiently
  • Ensure customs clearance has been obtained for containers as required
  • Liaise with customers and ensure container release documentation is completed prior to delivery
  • Ensure compliance with all transport and customer related procedures and report non-conformances to management
  • Report and arrange repair with the maintenance suppliers trailer and vehicle defects
  • Assist in the preparation of transport forecasts
  • Price transport jobs, maintain and produce transport performance reports and key performance indicators (KPI’s)
  • Maintain adequate working knowledge of the IT systems in order to perform the duties of the post effectively

Person Specification:

  • 5 or more GCE/GCSE at C or above including Maths and English or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge / skills
  • Proven track record in the effective planning and allocating of transport operations.
  • Experience with computerised Transport Management Systems.
  • Experience of dealing with a diverse customer base.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships, both internally and externally
  • Excellent IT skills, including MS Office
  • Organisational skills and the ability to coordinate a range of duties and meet deadlines
  • Customer focused and a responsive
  • Approach that improves service delivery

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday:10 hours per day between the hours of 7.00 am and 6.00 pm inclusive of a 1 hour meal break.

Saturday: 8.00 am to 12 noon on a rota basis, as directed by the Company. (please note hours of work may vary to meet requirements of the position)

This position is initially for 6 months with the potential to going permanent for the right candidate.

Required skills

  • Compliance
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Management
  • Transport

Application questions

Do you have experience in this field?
Are you available immediately?

Reference: 34837946

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