First Line Manager

Culina Logistics
Market Drayton
10 Jul 2018
17 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Description :
Job Title: Transport CoordinatorLocation: Market DraytonReporting to: Transport Manager Do you want to work for an award winning, successful Company?Then look no further - Culina Group, Motor Transport, Award winner 2014 is now recruiting.Culina Group a well established leader in the logistics market is recruiting for a Transport Coordinator on a permanent basis at our Market Drayton.depot.The role holder will be responsible for but not limited to the following:- Effective planning of driver and vehicle resource to achieve delivery/collection times, creating and updating daily run summary- Liaise with the shunting operation covering pre loading & unloading operation- Ensuring that service levels are achieved and maintained, in conjunction with other departments- Optimisation of resource and adherence of WTD and drivers’ hours legislation- Using the Driver Rota, plan drivers according to shift pattern and available hours, taking into account holidays and sickness- Equipment control through sign in/sign out procedure- To ensure legal compliance regarding any defects, services, MOT’s etc- Carry out disciplinary hearings, return to work meetings, substance misuse procedure etc in order to maintain standards and ensure that employees work at an appropriate level- Ensure any risk assessments at depot are organised and carried out accordingly- Ensure all accidents/incidents/near miss are logged and reported in line with company procedures- Maintain clear and effective communication with drivers, communicating accurate start times, load information, directions, additional shifts etc- To increase staff retention and maintain good morale, reporting any driver’s issues or concerns to management. In turn, communicate any operational changes that may affect a driver’s daily duties- Ensure adherence to all statutory and legal requirements, adhere to all health & safety/ safe systems of workCompetence Requirements:- Significant knowledge & experience of tachograph/ driving rules and regulations- CPC National desirable but not essential- Previous management/ supervisory experience - Attention to detail/accuracy- Planning and organising skills, high level of numeracy- Negotiating skills, ability to influence and steer- Ability to work without direct supervision- Adaptable and methodical approach to work/training- Conscientious and reliable- Excellent communication skills in order to deliver accurate information- Good IT skills including Microsoft office packages- The ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure- Effectively prioritise work load in order to meet set deadlines- Able to work as part of a team or individually- Have knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers’ hours- Be professional, approachable and helpful to ensure smooth running of the general operation - Significant transport experience in FMCG environmentShifts: Sunday - Thursday NightsClick APPLY NOW to kick-start your application and become one step closer to becoming part of the award winning logistics company that is Culina Group.
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