Reporting directly to the Contract Manager - the ideal candidate will:
·Be CPC qualified (preferred but not essential);
·Be able to work in a fast paced transport environment, having had experience in a similar type of role;
·Have a ‘can do’ work ethic;
·Be able to multi-task;
·Have excellent prioritisation and problem solving skills;
·Have good cost awareness - delivering optimum productivity and cost performance;
·Have experience of working to strict timelines – delivering a plan from order capture to delivery;
·Have experience of national freight and/or groupage planning;
·Be able to deliver an On Time-In Full delivery service;
·Respond to customer queries as appropriate and within allotted timescales;
·Manage and process relevant documentation and reports to meet customer demands;
·Have an excellent awareness of the Working Time Directive and Drivers Hours and tachograph legislation.
·Be aware of and maintain knowledge of legislation relevant to the job, suggesting any amendments to policy or procedures as required as a result of legislative alterations.
·Have the ability and experience to work with third-party sub-contractor hauliers, ensuring that they deliver and meet agreed service levels.
·Carry out projects as and when requested by management.
·Any other duties as required by management.
This list is not exhaustive.
The successful candidate will be working as part of a small team and so it is important that they can 'hit the ground running' in this role. A Company induction will be completed and the candidate will receive training on the elements of this role that are Woodland-specific.
Full information regarding the Company and the role will be given at interview stage.
Please note that although we would like to respond to all applicants individually, the volume of applications received often makes this impossible. We hope to invite candidates for interview and place successful applicants before 06th June 2014. If you have not heard from the Company before 23rd June 2014, please assume that your application has not be successful on this occasion. Should the timeframe change, this advert will be updated as such.
Thank you for your interest in this position and Woodland Group.