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Transport Operator

Ref: VAC-12417
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Maidstone
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Transport Clerk
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

An exciting opportunity where our valued client is currently seeking a Transport Operator, based at their head office in Rochester.
Reporting to the Transport Manager the role’s duties, responsibilities and skills & experience include;

You should be proficient in Word and Excel (essential)
You should have a proven capability to communicate clearly, especially with our customer base, drivers and other Swain sites.
You should have the ability to work under minimum supervision
CPC would be desirable
Good geographical knowledge of the UK
Working knowledge of EU Drivers Hours regulations and Working Time Directive.
Previous experience within a Transport / Logistics organisation
Ensure housekeeping (empty legs, trailer numbers, solo movements) is kept at highest quality to enable efficient reporting of empty running compared to revenue.
Review and improve vehicle profitability
Check resource availability for drivers and vehicles for each day
To ensure the daily plan is completed in real time managing resources effectively; maximising utilisation whilst minimising cost
Ensure company guidelines, quality, Health & Safety and service are maintained
Effective Customer Service Skills
Financial understanding
Build relationships with specific customers assigned
Hours of work
Monday – Friday 07.00 – 17.00 or 09.00 – 19.00 (including 1 hour lunch break), 1 Saturday morning in 3 is also required 07.00 – 12.00

This is a challenging role offering good terms and conditions for an ambitious individual.


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