Transport Operator

Driving Plus
£12.2 per hour
27 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Driving Plus are looking for a Transport Operator, working at our client’s site in Hams Hall, West Midlands. You will be working in a dynamic multi lingual and skilled team, providing a strategic and dynamic transport solution to general transport challenges and leading approach towards health and safety and a union environment.

You will be required to work the shifts times rotate on a bi-weekly rotating basis: 06:00 - 14:00, 14:00 - 22:00 and 22:00 - 06:00 from Monday to Friday. Weekend work also available.

Main accountabilities to include but not be limited to:

  • Responsibility for over 40 vehicles
  • Responsibility for 300 plus trailers
  • Managing a driver workforce of 80 drivers
  • Managing and tracking agency drivers
  • Liaising with 10 satellite bases throughout the Midlands and Northwest on a daily basis to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assisting with fleet compliance and fleet management and responsibility for fleet track and trace, currently combined 863 unit and trailer fleet
  • Organising training and awareness for core and agency drivers
  • Annual assessments
  • Organising fleet audits
  • License compliance
  • Active leadership and responsible health and safety

The ideal candidate will have the following skill base:

  • In-depth transport and operations experience - Minimum 3 years based in transport supply chain
  • Fluent English
  • Educated to a high school standard
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication
  • Presentation Skills
  • Experience working to time sensitive deadlines
  • Effective time management
  • Computer literacy skills intermediate or above
  • Experience with HGV drivers essential
  • CPC national and international desirable
  • Microlise experience desirable
  • Tachomaster experience desirable
  • Familiarity with trade union environment desirable

Rates of pay:

Monday - Friday - £12.82 per hour

Saturday - £16.58 per hour

Sunday - £22.10 per hour

This is an ongoing temporary assignment with the possibility for permanent role for the right candidate

Start date: ASAP

If you are interested please apply now to avoid disappointment.

Please note due to exceptional high levels of response we are only able to get back to those applicants who have been successful.