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Transport Assistant

Salary £20000.00 per annum
Location Manchester, Greater Manchester
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Sector
Job Ref HQ00045921
Published 2 months ago

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for a Transport Assistant has become available within the Manchester area for a world leading logistics company

As a Transport Assistant, your role is to implement the transport plan by providing interactive delivery of operational instruction and remain fully compliant with other departmental lines to ensure on time delivery and execution of the plan in a timely and structured manner. You will sustain control and quality of service through communication, whilst monitoring the processes and records required for the operation.

The role responsibilities will include :

  • Handling phone calls that come into the transport department
  • Execute the daily plan pro-actively managing issues affecting its implementation
  • Driver Prebrief- As per fleet/Driver legal compliance
  • Minimise indirect consequential hours by maintaining an efficient control over task and debrief activities by actively participating in problem resolution or escalation procedures
  • Ensure that the Trailer Monitor report is up and running and is up to date, flagging any issues to the Transport FLM
  • Ensure that the Transport FLM is made aware of any late running vehicles and assist the Transport FLM in finding a solution to minimise consequential impact, document on chaser log prior to emailing the Transport FLM
  • Provide in depth understanding of issues encountered during the shift for the plan verses execution and shift report review
  • Monitor Microlise and Traffic England to proactively identify potential issues, notify drivers and brief the Transport FLM of any potential delays
  • Understands, encourages and complies with company/site safety policies and procedures; completes all required training and takes personal responsibility for the safety of themselves and others

Essential requirements:

  • Confident in using Microsoft office applications
  • Strong geographical knowledge
  • Transport Legal compliance knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Methodical and demonstrable priortisation of tasks and projects
  • Self motivated
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience working in a logistics environment and investigatory processes

To apply for this Transport Assistant role please call Ashley Bane on 0115 947 0200 or email him at

Job Role: Transport Assistant
Location: Middleton, Manchester
Salary: £20,000
Type: Permanent role
Shift Pattern: 4 on, 4 off days and nights

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