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2018-05-11 15:21:531970-01-01Evans Jones
Job TypePermanent Full Time
LocationNewport
AreaNewport, WalesNewport
SectorTransport and Logistics - Transport Planner
Salary£22000 - £26000 per annum
Start DateASAP
Advertiserremoteapi
Job RefTrNew_1526052113
Job Views11
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.


The purpose of the position is 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.
Shift Patterns: Monday-Friday
Start time: 7am - 5pm


Key Accountabilities
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


Success Criteria
Completion of tasks to time and quality standards
No customer complaints
Working to budgets
Successful working partnerships with customers, internal and external
Delivering the right advice in a timely manner
Achieving respect of others about your competence
Practising safe working procedures


Specific Qualifications/ Job Training
GCSE/NVQ standard
Experience of working at a similar level
CPC Holder


Specific Experience
Traffic management Dealing with VOSA Compliance
Problem solving/logical thinking
Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight corporate deadlines.
Specific Skills
Computer skills - Stirling, Excel
Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external.
Geographical knowledge
Team player with a flexible Can Do attitude
Company/Industry Knowledge
Distribution/Logistics/Supply Chain Environment
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, allocating drivers, driver brief and de-brief
Driver communication and monitoring
Liaise with other depots within the Company
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 such as Stirling. 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
Provide on-site security surveillance for the depot
Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements
Must ensure that all drivers are aware of SAFED, and be actively involved in improving SAFED achievements to goals
Must be an integral part of, and is responsible for employee health and safety
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 required

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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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