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Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £11 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Industrial
Contact Name: Leicester Industrial

Night Transport De - briefer

Job Description

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

Pay rate - £11.00 per hour

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

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 Armstrong delivery drivers 'run sheets' informing them of their planned tasks for their next shift
  • Communicate with Armstrong delivery drivers their expected daily duties as planned on arrival & in detail
  • Monitor the appearance of the Armstrong 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 correctly
  • Carry out a full driver debrief upon the Armstrong delivery drivers return
  • Capture PODs returned by the Armstrong delivery driver and scan immediately on to the POD system server
  • Check returning vehicle and trailer for any new damage & report accordingly to Transport Manager
  • Check returning vehicle and trailer for cleanliness (includes evidence of smoking) & report to Transport Manager
  • Communicate any issues that the Armstrong delivery driver has had (delays/accidents/breakdowns/near misses) to the Transport Manager
  • Liaise with the warehouse management team regarding the returning vehicle & freight and its re-loading requirements according to the transport plan
  • Assist the other transport team members as necessary to ensure any unforeseen workload is evenly distributed
  • Answer the telephone as required, directing the caller to the appropriate person within the company or directly resolve the caller's issues
  • Monitor the general transport email account, answering any emails directly that can be resolved. Forward any other emails to the Transport Manager
  • Chase up any missing PODs as directed by the Transport Manager & communicate actions or issues to the Transport Manager
  • Assist the Transport manager with accident investigations, and ensure all required documentation is completed correctly. This may require visiting the scene of an incident to gather information and to secure or return the companies equipment.

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.

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