Transport Clerk

  • Lichfield £10.62 per hour Type of Job: Temporary

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

The rate of pay is £10.62 per hour

This is a temporary role and you will be required to work on day shifts.

Flexibility to work weekends 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.

This would be a temporary position with the possibility of it being made permanent for the right person.

Your Time at Work

The candidate will be working in a dynamic transport environment situated in a transport office, coordinating the administration activities that will accompany the movements of products across the United Kingdom. Providing support on quality process's, system data aspects and general data entry. The individual will ensure part of the Store Delivery Service clerical team who provide administration and clerical support to Drivers, Shunters and the Management Team so we can serve our stores and operate safely.

This will include proactive vehicle monitoring, communicating with the terminals and contractors, discussing and improving errors - reporting back findings to management for review.

The right candidates will have the potential for career progression.

Main accountabilities to include but not be limited to:

  • Plan, organise and control activities related to transportation
  • Following Business Code of Conduct and Data Protection Law, always acting with integrity and due diligence
  • Completing a full handover and sharing all relevant information
  • Answering Telephones via Distribution Direct to answer any store queries and input them onto the online log
  • Completing on time all reports and sending to the relevant people
  • Giving Drivers at the start of their journey their pre-brief
  • Investigating any route or time discrepancies on de-brief
  • Inputting authorised exceptions onto Work Force Central
  • Direct workers for loading and unloading of consignments, goods and means of transport
  • Respect the law on road traffic public, domestic and international traffic of goods
  • Coordinate team that prepares all documents and obtain all documents necessary for legal circulation on public roads
  • Obtain licenses for transport and execution of motor vehicle
  • Follow due dates for renewal of licenses, permits, etc. and reports to supervisors/managers to initiate appropriate action

Our Perfect Worker

The ideal candidate will have the following skill base:

  • Computer based systems, Microlise vehicle tracking, Outlook, Excel, Company specific programmes, Tachomaster Driver management systems.
  • Telephone communications
  • CB Radio communications
  • One to one communication with Drivers
  • Good command of English language is a necessity
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

Experience in the above is preferable but not a necessity as training will be given. Computer use confidence is a must as is a good telephone manner and being calm under pressure.

Interviews will be held immediately.

Key Information and Benefits

  • Full training provided
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Temp to perm possibilities
  • The right candidate will have the potential for career progression
  • The role offers overtime

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 ( November 8th, 2021 )

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