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Operations support

£28,000 to £32,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Mark Thompson Transport are recruiting for the position of Operations Support to join their team at their site in Warrington. The successful candidate will plan and execute collection and delivery schedules via the most cost efficient and cost-effective means, in line with the business objectives, customer service levels and current legislative requirements. Working pattern: 5 from 7 50 hours per week Additional benefits: Life Assurance Pension Full Uniform and PPE Onsite Parking Cycle to work scheme Loyalty Awards (recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years service) Employee benefits and discounts across a range of top brands (including shopping, travel, motoring and days out) Full utilisation of IT systems and vehicles to ensure accurate and appropriate allocation of driver/vehicle/loads/back loads and trailers and communicate plans to external and internal customers to improve both the efficiency of the department and the Group Ensure sufficient staffing levels are in place at all times, including agency staff, to meet/exceed customer requirements; Manage driver hours by authorising driver timesheets on a weekly basis and auditing and updating hours against the relevant systems to guarantee they are compliant to all regulations; Communicate effectively to all internal and external customers, to include but not limited to; load sheets for the warehouse, handovers to relevant individual / department, workshop for vehicle and trailer maintenance and servicing and key stakeholders for operational delays to ensure a smooth and efficient service is being delivered; Work as part of a team and participate in cross training initiatives to provide effective cover in a colleague s absence; Identify, communicate and drive any continuous improvements to continually develop the operation of the business. Operate a high standard of general housekeeping and work in a safe manner complying with all health and safety regulations in order to maintain a clean, safe and tidy working environment; Maintain clear communication with other colleagues and Drivers to ensure customer KPI s and targets are achieved and maintained, to include Driver debriefs, manifest review and updates to any amendment /notes. Your knowledge and experience: Working knowledge of the Highway Code, EU tachograph requirements, Working Time Regulations, Road Transport Regulations Commercial awareness Working knowledge of transport operation systems Geography Health and Safety Regulations GCSE s at grade A-C in English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent) Logistics qualification would be desirable Critical thinking using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions Organisation and time management Effective communication skills at all levels both written and verbal Collaboration with other departments and companies within the Group Relevant transport experience, general haulage background would be advantageous Analysing and solving logistics problems Experience of transport operation systems An application for a DBS certificate will be required in the event of the individual being offered the position
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  • Job Reference: 704909341-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kinaxia Logistics Limited
    Kinaxia Logistics Limited
  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent