Transport Controller

DHL Supply Chain
£23500 per annum + Shift Allowance
08 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Transport Controller
Ref: req44136

Position: Transport Controller
Location: Birmingham
Customer: Jaguar Landrover
Grade: O
Salary: £23,500 + Shift Allowance
Shift Pattern: Rotating (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am)
Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: 16th August 2017

As a Transport Controller you will be responsible for ensuring that you provide a strategic and dynamic transport solution to general transport challenges. Leading approach towards Health and Safety and unionised environment. Must work on own initiative and as part of a team and be capable of producing KPI's and reports for senior management team. Candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to pressurised situations.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include;

Responsibility for excess of 50 vehicles
Tracking and tracing of 300 + network trailers
Managing a core driver workforce
Resource allocation
Route management
Admin - System de-brief
Communication Skills - Customer & Satalite account transport operations
Fleet Compliance / Fleet Management
Process Management / Adherance
O'licence compliance
Fleet Audits
Professional apperance and approach
Driver Training Planning
Cost Control
Vehicle / Trailer Defect Management
Customer Focused
Accident Investigations
Review and control of agency costs and personnel
Budget responsibility for driver costs
Effective team building qualities

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Transport - Automotive beneficial
WTD and Tachograph knowledge
Fleet Compliance knowledge
Excell and word proficient
Knowledge of telematics systems
Health and safety knowledge
Worked at more than one location
Understanding of UK motorway network
High School standard
College experience preferred not essential

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you'll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.
The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

Facts and Figures

DivisionV7, SUPPLY CHAIN Employment TypePermanent Full-Time
Business UnitDHL Supply Chain UK Contract TypePermanent (Full-Time)
LocationBirmingham Working Hours
Job TypeWarehousing, Package Handling & Distribution Shift RequirementRotational
Career LevelProfessionals Relocation OfferedNone
Responsible for Travel RequiredBelow 25%
Reports toTransport Shift Manager Travel ExtentWithin region
Target Hire Date15/08/2017 Work Permit RequiredYes

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