Traffic Operator - Do you have a passion for logistics? Are you able to build constructive relationships with customers and suppliers? If so at P&O Ferrymasters, a pan-European leader in tailor-made transport, logistics and supply chain solutions, we are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Traffic Operator to join us on a permanent basis.
So, what is this job all about? As a Traffic Operator you will be responsible for the provision of an efficient and cost-effective collection and delivery service by using subcontract haulage. You will be communicating with sub-contractors to ensure the drivers are fully aware of their individual timetable. You will complete the day-to-day planning to ensure customer delivery times are met whilst ensuring maximum productivity.
Other key responsibilities will be:
- Ensuring that all shipping operations are completed – booked on correct ships to maximise savings, shipped to meet delivery times
- Constant monitoring of the day’s planning and adjusting where necessary
- Ensuring that customs information is completed and communicated correctly
- Dealing with relevant administration work such as driver queries and updating load registers
- Assisting with the effective management of all operational staff and managing the operational unit
As Traffic Operator you take responsibility and possess excellent communication and influencing skills. Previous experience is desired in a customer focused operational role but not essential. You will need excellent organisational skills, including ability to prioritise and manage own workload and work to deadlines. You will need good IT skills, including experience with MS Word and Excel. You will need full understanding of working time and tachograph legislation and knowledge of aspects of loading and unloading of trailers. You will need good geographical knowledge of UK and Ireland.
This is a full-time permanent role, working 40 hours a week. In return we are offering a competitive package in line with the seniority of the position. Flexibility to work alternating shift patterns which includes weekend working, holiday and absence cover is required, along with a requirement to cover out of hours phone calls.
Do you have what we are looking for? And does this sound like the perfect opportunity for you? We hope so – in which case, now’s the time to let us know! Please apply with your CV and covering letter as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.
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