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2018-05-04 10:59:181970-01-01Evans Jones
Job TypePermanent Full Time
LocationAmesbury, Wiltshire
AreaWiltshire, EnglandAmesbury, Wiltshire
SectorTransport and Logistics - Transport Planner
SalaryUp to £25000 per annum
Start DateASAP
Advertiserremoteapi
Job RefPlanner Days_1525431558
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Description

Evans Jones Associates is now a well-established independent recruitment consultancy that is keen on delivering excellence within the Transport and Logistics industry.

We are dedicated to serving our clients and candidates alike with the highest levels of service, knowledge, professionalism, honesty and integrity.

We are thrilled to be recruiting on behalf and alongside our National, reputable client, based in Amesbury. Having over 30 years in the business and is present within 12 depots throughout the UK our client can offer stability and a long lasting career within transport

We are thrilled to recruiting for a permanent transport supervisor to work on a shift pattern of '4 days on, 4 days off'. Hours of work 0600 - 1800

Job Purpose: To take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first class service in a cost effective way.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Carry out tasks largely unsupervised to cost and quality standards
  • Plan ahead - tasks and resources
  • Liaise with internal/external customers to resolve problems.
  • Collect, analyse and distribute information/data.
  • Provide professional/specialist advice both internally and externally.
  • Developing relationships with external customer.
  • Specify and ensure levels of support service are in place.
  • Prioritise and co-ordinate workloads

Specific Key Accountabilities

  • Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation
  • Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief
  • Liaise with other depots within the Company
  • Driver communication and monitoring
  • Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
  • Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots
  • Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Maintain computerised system Manpac. Have the skills to use excel spread sheet
  • A good understanding of transport regulations currently in force
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Booking driver agency staff depending on workload
  • Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements
  • Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to Compliance and inspection requirements
  • Provide general support appropriate to the management when require.

Specific Qualifications/ Job Training

Experience of working at a similar level.

CPC holder desirable (National) but not essential

Job specific qualification preferred

Specific Experience

Traffic Management

Dealing with VOSA Compliance

Problem solving/logical thinking

Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines

Specific Skills

Computer skills, Manpac (desirable), Excel

Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external.

Geographical knowledge

Team player with a flexible 'Can Do' attitude

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Testimonials

  • "I have used Evans Jones Associates since they were formed and cannot fault the personal touch that they provide. Not only have they found me the best employment, suitable for my skills and experience, but I get treated as if I am their one and only client. I would thoroughly recommend them to anyone actively seeking employment."Alex Gibby | Southern Business Development Manager
  • "My experience with Evans Jones Associates started in June 2017, I was interested in a post they were advertising for N R Evans.I found the staff to be professional, welcoming, very helpful and very efficient, I started my new job in less than 2 weeks. Cannot fault them."Eirian Thomas | POD Clerk
  • "Pracuje dla EvanJones od prawie 3 lat I nie zamierzam zmienic zatrudnienia. Pracownicy agencji sa bardzo przyjazni I pomocni. Polecam wszystkim ktorzy poszukuja pracy."Krzysztof Torzewski | HGV 1 Driver
  • "We have always had a great service from Evans Jones, where they deliver high calibre candidates. We have worked with Emma for years and will continue to do so."Beverly Williams | Sales Director, SET Office Supplies
  • "I have worked with Emma and her team at Evans Jones Associates since July 2015, she recruited just over 80 permanent drivers at our new site in Amesbury and provided all of the office and compliance staff along with agency drivers. She was on hand and supported us from day one to completion."Roger Noke | Senior management Team, NR Evans
  • "I have worked alongside Emma for nearly ten years. We have always had a professional yet personal service, it’s great to see Evans Jones Associates go from strength to strength. We use Evans Jones for all of our recruitment requirements."Jeff Phillips | Operations Manager, Brecon Water
  • "Evans Jones operate an open door policy where there is always a smile and a cup of coffee ready to greet you. The work is always consistent with a regular shift pattern and start time. I have always been treated with respect and the team is on call 24-7."Mr Lewis | HGV 1 Driver
  • "I have been working for Evans Jones since May and have enjoyed every minute. I have since been promoted to Training and Compliance Manager in my short time here. There is always help and guidance available when needed."Terry O’Brien | Training and Compliance Manager

Recruitment Specialists

Evans Jones Associates is now a well-established independent recruitment consultancy that is keen on delivering excellence within the Transport & Logistics industry .

Contact

North: 01773 441801
South: 01269 846847
info@evansjones.eu


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