Traffic Controller

Commercial

My client is well established family run firm based in the Northwich area, who have been established for over 60 years and have continued to grow and expand their team. 

Due to an increase in workloads, my client requires someone to work within their ever growing transport function where you will be working the hours of 6am – 6pm on a 4 on 4 off shift basis

You will be working alongside the traffic team where you will ensure the smooth running of the operation.

Duties will include;

  • Monitoring drivers working hours and driving activity
  • Monitoring each delivery as it makes its journey
  • Proactively dealing with driver issues relating to customer deliveries
  • Organising schedules and routes
  • Route planning
  • Making efficient backup plans to cover changes in circumstances
  • Answering inbound calls from both drivers and customers
  • Communicate effectively with Traffic Planners on updates and issues
  • Responsible for ensuring all vehicles are manned
  • Booking services, MOT’s & reporting vehicle faults promptly to the workshop
  • You must ensure full compliance of vehicles and drivers at all times

Skills Required; 

  • Transport office experience
  • Driver’s Hours and Working Time Directive Regulations
  • Excellent organisational skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • General Haulage route planning
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt plans
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadline
  • Past junior supervisory experience would be an advantage
  • Trustworthy and be too able to work unsupervised
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite

You will make sure freight is moved in the most efficient way around the country’s road network and depots. You will need to consider schedules, costs, and health and safety. Taking care to support our valued drivers and provide excellent customer service.

 

If you are interested in the role 

 

 

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