Transport Controller

  • Birmingham £11.80 per hour Type of Job: Temporary

Staffline is recruiting for a Transport Controller, working for one of our most prestigious client's based in Birmingham.

Rate of pay is £11.80 per hour with shift allowance on top.

This is a temporary role with the possibility to become permanent for the right candidate.

You will be required to work on rotating patterns: day, afternoon and night shifts. Also some flexibility to work additional shifts, where necessary to meet the business needs is essential. Our client is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from diverse communities and a variety of industry sectors.

The right candidates will have the potential for career progression.

Your Time at Work

You will be responsible to ensure all deliveries and collections are undertaken within agreed time-frames; to co-ordinate the capture, processing and dispatch of orders. This will include liaison with the Customer Service, Operations and Transport Teams. Successful candidates will be responsible for administration, including recording of driver's hours and information relating to deliveries and collections.

Main accountabilities to include but not be limited to:

  • Provision of excellent customer service
  • To ensure all deliveries and collections are undertaken in a timely manner
  • Liaison with key stakeholders
  • Driver de-briefing
  • Track vehicles to ensure deliveries are completed and that all resources are being fully utilised
  • Preparation of Transport and customer documents - ensure compliance with standard operating procedure
  • To adhere to all company health and safety policies and standards of housekeeping
  • Inputting dispatch information into the system
  • Pro-actively escalates any potential service issue to both immediate management and to the customer
  • Ensuring all administration is up to date and accurate
  • To undertake any other reasonable tasks as detailed by the Management Team

Our Perfect Worker

The ideal candidate will have the following skill base:

  • Sound knowledge of transport operations
  • Good level of IT and Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel)
  • Good level of high school education
  • Basic level of literacy and numeracy
  • Good level of geographical knowledge preferable
  • Respectful and Demonstrates integrity
  • Passionate and enthusiastic
  • Committed and Creative
  • Prioritisation, ability to react at short notice
  • Organisational skills
  • Strong communicator
  • Proactive mind-set
  • Flexible and Reliable

Interviews will be held immediately.

Key Information and Benefits

  • Earn from £11.80 per hour
  • Full time regular ongoing work
  • Full training provided
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • The right candidate will have the potential for career progression

About Staffline

Staffline is the biggest recruiter in the UK and Ireland, and we believe in putting people first. Every day, we help tens of thousands of people find work in logistics, food, transport, retail, and agriculture. We can do the same for you.

We listen to the needs of our workers and always aim to offer flexible shift work and opportunities for overtime, as we know these are important to you.

Each of our locations has dedicated 24-hour OnSite support, so you can always speak to a Staffline representative. Staffline is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that our job adverts are correct at the time of publication, but some details and job responsibilities are subject to change.

This job advert may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, by third-party websites, without prior written consent from Staffline.

First posted ( February 4th, 2021 )

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