Transport Allocation & Planning Operator

26000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Title - Transport Allocation Operator

Reporting to - Transport Operations Manager

Job Purpose

To assist Senior Traffic Operator in the day to day operation of Transport Logistics Allocation and Planning within the company. Working within the traffic team on the allocation and planning of the day to day business operation.

Key Responsibilities

* Reporting to Transport Operations Manager.

* Working with and assisting the Senior Traffic Allocator.

* Operating own allocated team of drivers and trucks.

* Assist in all aspects of customers transport requirements.

* Communicating with company transporter drivers.

* Liaising with the company load building allocator on required loads.

* Meeting customer lead-time requirements.

* Input of job creation into CVT software system ADVANTAGE.

* Training & development of your skills to cover for key staff absence through Holiday & Sickness cover.

* Responsibility for on call out of hours contact on a rota system.

Required Experience

* Experience and knowledge of the Road Haulage Industry.

* Excellent geographical understanding.

* Team player but able to work on own initiative

* Computer literacy including excel skills.

* Good negotiating skills.

* Excellent Communication skills.

* Knowledge of EU Driver Hours and Regulations.

* Ability to work under pressure

* Ability to interpret forecasts and plan accordingly to cover transport peaks

* Problem Solving skills & ability to adapt plans

* Ambitious and keen to progress career within a growing company with excellent career opportunities

* It will also be necessary for the selected candidate to be added to the company Operators Licence therefore there will be a requirement to either hold or to pass the Management CPC Course in the future.

Personal Profile

Excellent communication skills, computer literate, able to work within a team environment. Transport Logistics with allocation and planning experience with a clear focus on vehicle revenue performance. A reliable, tolerant and flexible personality is required.

Must be keen to develop skills in a different section of the transport industry. Must be able to accept responsibility of tasks undertaken.

Hours of Work

0830hrs - 1800hrs Mon - Fri

This being an autonomous position you will be expected to be flexible in your hours of work. Working week to be discussed including out of hour's responsibility