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Transport Controller

Posted: 14th January 2022
Salary: DoE
Location: Southampton
Reference: job23223

Mploy are seeking a Transport controller to join our client based on the outskirts of Southampton. Working alongside he Transport Manager you will assist in the Transport Operation (Drivers / Mates and Transport planning) on a day to day basis, maintaining the highest customer services requirements.
You will:

  • Working with the Transport Manager to ensure a compliant, enthusiastic, and engaged team deliver the performance required to reach the depot and company targets whilst delivering 1st class customer service.
  • To regularly review all elements of the department to identify improvements to customer service whilst minimising costs of delivery.
  • If required, undertake Transport planning on a daily basis to ensure that the appropriate fleet is deployed to meet customer service requirements.
  • Assign work to the drivers and mates (if required), maximising both vehicle and manpower utilisation. Follow up on actual driver & mate performance and take corrective action as required.
  • To ensure that all drivers and mates are fully aware of and comply with all relevant Health & Safety and Fire regulations.
  • To ensure that all vehicles and associated equipment are operated in the appropriate and safe manner and check that all vehicles that have had defects, are actioned in a timely manner.
  • To debrief all drivers on a daily basis checking that all paperwork has been returned and completed within depot guidelines and to compile errors on a daily basis.   

You will have:

  • Previous experience of distribution/transport
  • Experience of load planning desirable
  • Transport Office Experience
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Good IT Skills
  • Experience Of Managing People
  • Knowledge Of EU Drivers Hours Regulations
  • Experience Of Planning Systems (DIPS) would be advantageous
  • CPC National (Preferred but not essential)

Based in SO18, Salary to be discussed on application.
Apply now for immediate consideration