Road Freight Operator

Willis Global Ltd
13 May 2024
10 Jun 2024
Contract Type
Part Time

Our client, a well-respected player in the Supply Chain & Logistics industry, offering a number of specialist services such as freight forwarding, customs clearance and warehousing, are looking to recruit a Road Freight Operator to work part-time at offices in Tamworth, Staffordshire.

The position is available due to increased global growth in the business.

Part-Time Working Hours:

3 days per week Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 08.30am 5.30pm (inclusive of one-hour unpaid lunch). This role is office based, with occasional Saturday hours.

On Offer:

  • Salary ranging from GBP15,000 - GBP16,500 with salary reviews
  • 20 days annual leave (rising to 25) + Public holidays. Plus one Milestone Day per year to take as you wish
  • Confidential EAP platform for you and your immediate family members as spouse/partners and children aged 16 to 24 in full-time education, living in the same household.
  • Access to our Employee Discounts and Perks, which includes Grocery Shopping, Holidays, Movies, Sports, Wellness and many more.
  • After 1 year of service - Private Medical Scheme & Company contributions increase 9% for the Group personal Pension Plan.

Main Purpose of the Role:

The role is overseeing the day to day running of the Road Freight Forwarding Operations and Land (North) imports/exports accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Road Freight supervisor in the execution of their duties in support of the Head of Road North s vision of the company to become more competitive and profitable
  • Understand and execute the departments vision of good business development in order to successfully Import/Export road freight, warehouse operations and logistics products
  • Oversee client and sub-contractor management in conjunction with Standard of Practice (SOPs)
  • Ensure all customers and clients are invoiced correctly and on time in conjunction with SOPs
  • Complete all road freight forwarding Import/Export activities correctly and on time including financial, legal and invoicing transactions
  • Ensure all road freight forwarding operational activities are completed on time
  • Maintain regular communication with sales teams reporting new sales leads and handover of shipments
  • Communicate quotations to the line manager/sales team within two hours of receipt and ensure all quotations are recorded on the system in one format
  • Report internal leads to the customer services and sales teams
  • Follow up late customer payments in conjunction with credit control

To Be Considered:

  • Previous experience as a Road Freight Operator or in a similar role preferable (experience in freight over one year)
  • Quality organisational skills and ability to manage many tasks or projects at the same time.
  • Ability to prioritize own workload but also be able to work as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Conversant in IT skills e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and CRM systems.
  • Demonstrate working administrative background
  • Must have an analytical skill, with a high level of attention to detai

For more details, please contact Willis Global - a leading Recruitment Consultancy for the Supply Chain & Logistics industry.

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