Transport Co-ordinator

£20,000 - £25,000 per annum DOE
18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
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!