We are seeking a Transport Coordinator for a supplier of specialist equipment to multiple locations throughout the UK.
Located in Avonmouth, it is your responsibility to ensure efficient use of all resources available and to meet demands of the company transport requirements. Your primary focus will be on planning and scheduling.
Salary - £25,000 to £28,000 pa
Scheduling and planning of all deliveries and collections in consultation with all internal departments.
To take responsibility for the accurate booking and allocating of vehicle requests from all departments using the Easy Job Resource Planner.
To organise Drivers for each request received, scheduling routes; using both employees and external contractors.
Regularly inspect Tachographs, to ensure the drivers following the government legislation.
Keep clear records of deliveries and collections made, with daily and weekly reviews.
Facilitate the hiring of additional vehicles as required.
Take responsibility for the administration of all keys for vehicles and security areas.
Assess and approve (if possible) all holidays requests and allocate planned rest periods for the drivers.
Input all holidays and rest period allocation for drivers in to Easy Job and HR Online.
Responsible for the maintenance of vehicles covering planned and unplanned works.
Ensure all incidents involving vehicles are accurately reported and investigated with claim form submitted as necessary. Continue with looking after any subsequent repairs.
Advising staff and customers on H&S protocols.
Ensure clear communication is maintained with all stakeholders.
Keep Transport pricing tool up to date.
To carry out the duties of a Driver if required and as necessitated by the needs of the business
Be prepared to take site inductions and training
As a key holder for the site, you will be responsible for ensuring that the building and site are secured and alarmed
To represent the company in a professional and responsible manner at all times.
Skills Knowledge & Experience
Knowledge of route planning, Tachograph legislation and general legislation that governs the transport industry. A good positive communicator with the ability to deal with both internal and external customers with efficiency. Flexible in your approach that compliment with the nature of this specialist service industry client.
Department Hours of Work:
08:30 - 18:00 (some flexibility within these hours)
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