Transport Controller – Shifts

Recruiter
Suttons Transport Group Ltd.
Location
Eastham, Wirral
Salary
Up to £25,719 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
10 Oct 2019
Ref
HKUDX2310/SG-MI
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Transport Controller – Shifts
Eastham, Birkenhead

Are you a meticulous administrator with a strong customer focus? Want to develop your career in the fast-paced world of logistics with a highly successful business? If so, this is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your skill-set as a Transport Controller.

About Us

Suttons is an innovative, global logistics business with operational centres in Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Asia.

Focusing on the chemical, gas and fuel sectors, we boast two operating divisions and offer a complete range of tanker and support services to provide best value for money and outstanding solutions to our customer base.

We are now looking for a Transport Controller to join our hard-working team and support operations at sites in Eastham.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £25,719 per annum
- Overtime opportunities 
- Tax free allowances 
- Company pension scheme  
- Full uniform and safety clothing 
- Fully paid renewal of training during employment 
- Medicals paid in full 
- Cycle to work scheme 
- Paid holiday 

This is an exciting opportunity to increase your transport experience with a growing company that is continuously investing in their people, equipment and systems.

We will provide you with excellent training and ongoing support to increase your specialist knowledge and ensure that you succeed as part of the Suttons team. 

Within an engaging and fast-moving environment, you will have the chance to play an important part in daily operations at two of sites in Eastham, ensuring that we continue to deliver the very best for our customers.

The Role

As a Transport Controller, you’ll monitor and manage the day-to-day vehicle and driver operations at sites in Eastham. 

In this varied role, you will:

- Co-ordinate vehicles, trailers and their movements
- Liaise with the Customer Service Team to ensure that deliveries are made on time
- Operate weighbridge systems and ensure a safe loading system is maintained
- Maintain spreadsheets and re-plan customer schedules, including making ferry bookings 
- Report any safety or on-site customer issues

About You

To join us as a Transport Controller, you will need: 

- Strong administration skills 
- A strong focus on customer service 
- Knowledge of standard IT systems, including MS Office
- Excellent attention to detail and the ability to maintain high standards of efficiency and accuracy 

Experience of vehicle scheduling systems would be beneficial, but this is not essential as full training will be provided. Previous transport experience would also be an advantage.

We’d like to hear from you if you’ve worked as an Administrator, Customer Service Administrator, Customer Support Administrator, Administrative Assistant or Admin Clerk.

Other companies may call this role Transport Administrator, Logistics Administrator, Logistics Co-ordinator, Transport Co-ordinator, Route Co-ordinator or Fleet Controller.

This is a full time role, working a shift pattern of 2 days on, 2 nights on and 4 days off (working 6:00 – 18:00/18:00 – 6:00).

Webrecruit and Suttons are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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