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Job Title

Transport Operator

Reference13867882001_317175
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Town/CityPreston
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted18 October 2017

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The Transport Operator will work within the planning team ensuring drivers are fully briefed and debriefed, before and after deliveries. The role is a pivotal position in the business and helps ensure customer service levels are adhered to. This role will be permanently based in Preston and all applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

Client Details

A well established Transport and Distribution operation. They have a number of sites in the UK, with this role being based in Preston.

Description

The role of the Transport Operator:
  • You will be responsible for the day to day management of a team of drivers.
  • Give work instructions and monitor the performance of drivers, i.e. briefing/debriefing during course of working day.
  • You will be able to help the transport planners routing and planning of deliveries.
  • You will liaise with drivers and advise of re – routing as required.

Profile

The Successful Transport Operator:
  • This role is ideally suited to an individual who has previous experience within a traffic team with a view to progressing in either Transport Management or Transport Planning.
  • Experience in UK distribution and engaging with a large driver workforce.
  • Disciplined and methodical approach and able to keep up with changing priorities.
  • Demonstrate a keen eye for detail whilst working under pressure.
  • The ability to learn quickly, professional confidence and clear communication skills together with a familiarity with common computer packages i.e. Microsoft Office or equivalent.
  • A demonstrable understanding of transport-related issues including drivers hour's regulations is essential.



Job Offer

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 (Dependant on Experience)

Hours: Monday - Friday (07:00 - 17:00 / 08:00 - 18:00) + 1 in 3 Saturdays (4 hours)

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