Transport Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover) Vacancy

Job Description

Job Title: Transport Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)
Responsible to: Distribution Centre Manager
Reporting positions:
Location: Rotherham
Shift Pattern: Days (Monday – Friday)

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • To ensure that orders that require delivery by Beatson Clark are collected, dispatched and delivered on time.
  • To contact customers to make bookings for deliveries to ensure the customers’ requirements are met.
  • To ensure that approved hauliers are used for deliveries and that they have agreed to and have signed Beatson Clark’s Haulier Service Level Agreement.
  • To negotiate with Haulier’s the best possible rates for existing and new customer deliveries.
  • To monitor Approved Haulier performance ensuring that they achieve the agreed service levels.
  • To make recommendations to the Distribution Centre Manager as to change in haulier requirements and the need for new hauliers
  • To monitor all transport rates from the Approved Haulier list and seek to achieve the best possible price without affecting service levels.
  • To check Haulier invoices against TBR’s issued and follow up with haulier’s any differences.
  • To maintain regular contact with Sales regarding customer delivery requirements
  • To manage including filing and scanning of all POD’s
  • Ensure that the day to day work is carried out on time, cost effectively and is of quality
  • To carry out other tasks that could be reasonably considered part of the Transport Co-ordinators role
  • To assist the Distribution Administrator with the shipping and dispatch of orders when required
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested within skill set.

Person Specification

  • Numerate and literate (GCSE or equivalent)
  • CILT Level 2/Level 3 (desirable)
  • CPC (desirable)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of geographical areas within the UK
  • Knowledge of legislative standards as regards to vehicle weights, drivers hours etc.
  • Experience in Own Account or 3PL transport environments