Posted: May 16, 2019
Salary: Competitive
Location: Craven Arms
Division: Office
Type: Permanent

Transport Administrator

Craven Arms, Shropshire

£ Competitive
Full Time (39.5 hrs per week) 

My client has a vacancy at their offices in Craven Arms for a full time Transport Administrator.

My client offers competitive starting salary and a lively, modern working environment.

Role Purpose:              To provide a transport administrative support function for the multi-drop delivery service in support of the Company’s business plan and objectives.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate the day to day transport function in reference to rota preparation, routes, driver / vehicle availability
  2. Process daily run sheets and courier information onto respective database
  3. Liaise with Sales and Warehouse Manager to advise on and revise delivery runs to ensure optimum customer service
  4. Record, transmit and monitor driver timesheets to ensure compliance with working time regulations
  5. Utilise vehicle tracking software to monitor performance and maximise efficiency
  6. Arrange and manage driver training to ensure compliance with legislation and best practise
  7. Process driver tachograph information and follow up on recommendations / infringements
  8. Liaise with Transport Manager and Fleet Mechanic on general upkeep, repair and maintenance of the delivery fleet to optimise vehicle availability
  9. Follow proper operations and procedures so as to remain compliant with ISO quality and health & safety standards
  10. Perform any other duties as required and as commensurate with the role

Skills and Knowledge required/ desired :

Working Time Regulations (Drivers)

Tachograph Rules / Procedures

Holder of full, clean driving licence

Awareness of health & safety (driving, loading, manual handling)

If you are interested in the role, and think you have the skills my client is looking for, then I would like to hear from you.

Please forward your CV to michele.handley@absolutepersonnel.co.uk

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