Transport Controller


£22,000 - £28,000 + £2,000 in allowances

Opal Recruitment are looking for a Transport Controller for a client of ours based in Huddersfield. This is an intrinsic role within the business which distributes products throughout Europe and the UK.

As Transport Controller you will have a direct responsibility for ensuring that delivery schedules are completed on time and in full.

Previous experience of dispatching and controlling work using planning software is essential for this role.

Salary £22,000 - £28,000 + Shift Allowance (Shift pattern across days, nights and weekends)

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring plans received from external customers are checked for errors and used to coordinate the driver during the shift to ensure schedules are implemented and completed safely.
  • Advising drivers or any delays or changes
  • Query resolution
  • Liaising with field management team and Planning Supervisor to ensure all required resources are provided at the appropriate times and that downtime in resource in escalated and managed accordingly
  • Assist with complaints and delivery queries

Person Specification

  • Experience of working in 'just in time' road haulage environment
  • CPC Holder (desirable)
  • Confident and friendly telephone manner
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
  • GCSE Maths or equivalent at Grade C

If you maybe interested in this role please contact Emma at Opal Recruitment as soon as possible.

Please apply today to avoid disappointment.

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Keywords: Transport, Logistics, Warehouse, Team Leader, Driver, Planning, Scheduling, Dispatch, Customer Service

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