Transport Operator

  • Location
    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Transport Admin

Transport Administrator

Job Type : 4 on 4 off

Shirt : 7AM to 7PM

Pay rate: £10.96

Location: Ellington - 7 minutes driving from Huntingdon

We are looking for an ambitious Administrator with background in Transport / Logistics

Duties may include:

* Ensure smooth running of the transport office so that it is efficient

* Liaising with inbound and outbound drivers, internal and external customers, workshop and warehouse.

* Ensure that accurate and up to date information and communications are passed to the driver to enable a safe and cost effective service.

* Live de-brief drivers on return routes, capturing relevant data including standard trip sheets, returns, equipment and discrepancies - escalate where necessary.

* Ensuring all Critical Control Points which are required on paperwork are completed and checked as part of the Food Safety culture on site.

* Promoting a positive Health & Safety culture through your individual actions.

* Taking calls and communicating issues in a professional and timely manner

* Operate relevant MHE (if applicable / permitted & authorised) safely and in accordance with the correct procedures

* Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with Buffaload Logistics' accident reporting procedure

* Provide support in the Yard as required by Operations only using equipment that you are trained and authorised to use

* Adhere to all company policies and procedures, including the Uniform Guidelines and Health and Safety Policy

* Carry out other relevant reasonable management requests as required by your Line Manager

* Understanding of WTD, Tachograph legislation and EU legislation;

* Management of the driver rotas, allocation of fleet

* Management of customer portals

* Co-operate with your employer to enable any legal obligations to be complied with

* Do not recklessly interfere with anything provided by the employer or others in the interests of health, safety or welfare

* Bring to the attention of your line manager any perceived short comings in health and safety arrangements, situations or processes that you consider to be serious or which may present danger to you or others

* Do not undertake or request others to undertake any works for which you/they do not hold the required competency or authority to undertake, or use equipment not trained or authorised to use

* Where your role involves the control, administration and/or handling of food product you must ensure that product safety, legality and quality systems are adhered to at all times.

Why work for Adecco?

  • Access to your very own benefits scheme which offers discounts, vouchers, health schemes and more!

    • Personalised message on your birthday.

    • Monthly newsletters.

    • Weekly pay on a Friday.

    • Temp of the month awards.

    • Easily accessible timesheets

    • Pension contribution

We are aiming to contact every applicant within 72 hours, however if you have not received any communication from us, please do not hesitate to give us a call on 01733 207 677

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