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Transport Operator

Job Title: Transport Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Contact Name: Chris Gradwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Transport Operator
North West - Lancashire

Role Profile:

Our client, who is a well established 3PL company, who has an immediate requirement for a Transport Operator, Reporting to the Transport Manager.

Responsible for the daily planning of Company and/or third party resources. Effectively managing vehicle utilisation and ensuring drivers are given clear and precise instructions.
Ensuring that all service levels are met cost effectively and within the constraints of drivers hours and H & S regulations.

To lead and manage the transport team via the transport supervisors to ensure that all department procedures are maintained and hands on support given where necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all elements of the job are effectively communicated to drivers and sub-contractors.

To plan the effective utilisation of drivers, vehicles, sub-contractors and agencies ensuring that all Company sites are fully considered when doing so.

  • Liaising with retail department teams to optimise fleet/driver utilisation, identifying and resolving problems affecting delivery on time.
  • Conducting investigations into accidents or issues of driver performance and raising with Team Leaders and HR to ensure they are dealt with efficiently and consistently.
  • Working alongside fleet to ensure timely return of vehicles
  • Working with Compliance to ensure trucks are legal and information is downloaded in a timely manner
  • Working alongside the Team Leader to ensure that costs are managed in accordance with the KPI's.
  • To undertake additional tasks/duties as may be required by Management from time to time.


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