Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Industrial
Contact Name: Leicester Industrial

De-brief Admin

Job Description

Barker Ross are currently recruiting for a transport de-briefer, this will be a temp to perm position for the right candidate, for a reputable company based in the LE17 area.

Pay rate - £22,000 per annum

4 on 4 off shift patter - 6am to 6pm

Role and Responsibilities

  • The transport deputy role is a critical administrative function within the transport office. The post holder must assist the transport manager and the assistant transport manager to enable the transport function to operate correctly.

  • Prepare delivery drivers 'run sheets' informing them of their planned tasks for their next shift

  • Communicate with delivery drivers their expected daily duties as planned on arrival & in detail

  • Monitor the appearance of the delivery driver (or his agency supplies replacement) to ensure correct PPE is worn and that the driver is of clean acceptable appearance. Report to Transport Manager all exceptions

  • Ensure that all delivery drivers have the correct paperwork and all necessary booking (& ferry) information before the driver leaves site

  • Ensure that all drivers are legal to carry out their shift before they leave site with their allotted vehicle and that they have all necessary equipment for them to carry out their tasks successfully

  • Ensure that all drivers leave site in the correct (planned) vehicle & trailer and that they are road legal

  • To ensure that the daily transport plan is carried out as stated by the transport planner
  • Communicate any issues regarding driver lateness/sickness/non-arrival to the transport manager
  • Communicate with drivers, as they are carrying out their daily duties & resolve issues arising
  • Contact approved suppliers in the event of vehicle/trailer breakdowns and accidents to ensure the issues are resolved quickly and cost effectively

  • Revise the daily plan as issues arise (driver availability/vehicle availability/client issues) & are resolved
  • Maintain the transport activity whiteboard so it reflects what is happening in 'real-time' and is an accurate visual record for all staff to review
  • Liaise with the warehouse supervisor &/or Management team to ensure all consignments are ready as per the daily transport plan's departure time slot
  • Communicate any warehouse delays to the transport manager and any affected drivers
  • Communicate to clients and advise of any potential failures or delays and advise of their resolution
  • Update WMS/TMS of changes in times caused by delays and/or re-planning. DO NOT move any dates past the original delivery date UNLESS you have manager approval in writing
  • Conduct a full professional detailed handover at the beginning and end of every shift
  • Monitor vehicle tracking (Tom-Tom) activity and investigate any delays or suspicious activity, including vehicles off-route & trackers not working correctl

How to Apply for the position with Immediate Start: In the first instance please forward your CV. For more information or to fast track your application today call 0116 204 2600. All successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your CV.

REFER A COLLEAGUE - If you feel that this vacancy is not suitable for you or that you are happy with your current position, we would like to offer you the opportunity to recommend someone to us. If you have recommended that your friend or colleague telephones our offices, please advise them to state your name so that we can log your recommendation

From the background of: Warehouse, Warehouse Operatives, Industrial, Food production, Manufacturer, Factory, Driving, Line Manager, Picking, Packing, Fort lift, Order Picker, Order Packing, Production Operative, Assembly Operatives, Supervisory, Cleaner, Machine Operatives, FLT Drivers. Do you live in: Leicester, Whetstone, Enderby, Lutterworth, Coalville, Braunstone, Wigston, and Leicestershire.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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