Nights Transport Operator / Planner

Nights Transport Operator / Planner
Upto £25,000 dependent on experience
4-on 4-off 6pm to 6am

The Candidate

You will have the following skills, experiences and attributes...

  • Previous experience working in a 3PL is essential
  • Experience of vehicle planning within a transport environment.
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Understanding of driver hours / tachographs
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Experience of managing own workload within a pressurised environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong computer literacy

The Role

You will be responsible for the daily planning of resources, including effectively managing vehicle utilisation and ensuring drivers are given instructions correctly.

Duties will include...

  • Ensuring all elements of the job are effectively communicated to drivers and sub-contractors
  • To plan the effective utilisation of drivers, vehicles, sub-contractors and agencies.
  • Ensure all drivers are working in a safe environment and follow driver hours regulations.
  • Liaising with teams to optimise fleet/driver utilisation, identifying and resolving problems affecting delivery on time.
  • Effectively manage the balance between own fleet and sub-contract requirements, identifying any areas for improvement.
  • Conduct investigations into accidents or issues of driver performance/conduct and raising with the appropriate personnel.
  • Working alongside fleet to ensure timely return of vehicles
  • Working with Compliance to ensure trucks are legal and information is downloaded in a timely manner.
  • Ensure costs are managing in accordance with KPI’s.

The Company

Our client is a leading 3PL with multiple sites across the UK.

They are seeking a Transport Operator to join their team.

Proman acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers.

We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Temp to Perm
  • Rate: £20k - 25.5k per year
  • Location: Heywood, Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Heads Recruitment Ltd
  • Contact: Steven Jakara
  • Tel: 01617463311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000468155
  • Posted: 2019-01-11 14:00:40 -

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