Transport Co-ordinator

Location
Darwen
Salary
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum DOE
Posted
18 Nov 2016
Closes
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Transport Co-ordinator who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding team based Darwen. They are offering the successful Transport Co-ordinator a competitive salary of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum depending on experience.

Established for over 35 years, our client is now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Key Responsibilities as their Transport Co-ordinator:

- Manage the movements and forward route plans of all vehicles and drivers.

- Leave framework plans for 2 production managers to adhere too.

- Take direct requests from sales / production and plan these into a delivery schedule

- And offering accurate information to then pass to customers

- Book , plan external carriers & haulage via requests from sales/production and own initiative

- If it assists with capacity management.

- Control/oversee the quality of packaging, paperwork trail of all vehicles leaving the company.

- Be responsible for booking in all returning delivery notes and ensuring basic processes are being followed

- Actively chase the production team on behalf of sales to make sure contracts are available for the plans they have made.

- Monitor driver movements throughout the day offering updates and timescale for drops at customer request.

- Monitor driver targets/timescales and overtime.

- Monitor sales costs to make sure transport is priced correctly.

- Obtain prices for sales on request for the purpose of quotation.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience needed to become their Transport Co-ordinator:

Must have:

- Excellent communication skills

- Computer literate

- Capable using excel

- Good geographical knowledge

- Experience of working in a similar transport environment

Preferred but not required:

- HGV licence

Transport Co-ordinator hours of work: Mon to Thurs. 9.00am – 6.30pm, Fri 09.00am  - 3.00pm.    42.50

Company Benefits

- 25 days holiday plus bank holiday

- Free car parking

- Child care vouchers

- Cycle to work scheme

- Death in service award

- Company Pension

- Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

- Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become their next Transport Co-ordinator please click ‘Apply’ now!

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