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Transport Operator

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Sandwich

Job Reference

272414/001

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Job Description

Transport Operator

Job posted by: Natalie Morgan

We are looking for a Transport Operator , must have proven ability within a transport environment. The ideal candidate will have previous haulage experience, good IT skills and excellent geographical knowledge. Must have great communication skills, experience of managing a varied workload within a transport environment and an understanding of driver's hours regulations.

You will need to have, excellent problem-solving skills and be able to adapt to a changing and fast paced environment and to take responsibility for decisions made at short notice as and when required.

Duties Include

  • Assist drivers with any issues they may encounter while carrying out their daily deliveries.

  • Assist the Senior Transport Planner with day-to-day operations.

  • Liaising with the drivers throughout the day

  • Monitoring their progress to ensure the complete required work in the required timescales.

  • Identify potential and currently problems/delays that may affect delivery deadlines and

  • Find appropriate solutions.

  • Booking deliveries with customers.

  • Communicating effectively with customers

  • Informing customer of the progress of their deliveries.

  • Planning and cover lead planner as and when required (annual leave).

  • Have an awareness of industry compliance and relevant legislation.

  • Answering any incoming phone calls and dealing with them in the appropriate way.

  • Creating new job sheets on in house computer systems.

  • Carry out any other tasks, to keep the transport office and vehicles running efficiently.

  • Learning other roles within the business to assist in the future.

This is a permanent role, Monday - Friday: 8am-5pm.

Salary DOE

This is a great opportunity to be part of a well-established company, so if you feel you have the relevant experience then please apply with an up-to-date CV. If you have not been contacted within a week, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time.

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