Transport Controller

Transport Controller

Job Title: Transport Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Salary: Up to £26142.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH13158_1552585975
Contact Name: Lauren White
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2019 17:52

Job Description

Job Title - Transport Controller

Location - Shoreham

Salary - £26,142 plus bonus

Our client, a global leader in environmental solutions who provides a comprehensive range of waste, water and energy management services throughout the UK is looking for a Transport Controller to join their established team in Shoreham.

The Role

As Transport Controller, your responsibilities will include but not be limited too;
Resolve operational matters with customers directly via the telephone or site visits and manage H&S at the front line via regular debrief contact with crews, site visits and training
Ensure that the business is compliant with O licence obligations to present vehicles for service, record and monitor, rectify defects, download tachograph and provide tachograph counselling
To support operational performance in terms of safety and customer service of the Transport Department, in line with Company policy and procedures.

To assist in the implementation of targeted levels of operational efficiency and customer service, whilst maintaining compliance with Company standards and statutory regulations.

Cost effective routing of vehicles to maximise fuel/mileage efficiency and minimise overtime working, and to help maximise profit.

Collating relevant information for monthly Key Performance Indicator [KPI] and data reports to track budget, invoice and performance targets

The Candidate

You will ideally have Knowledge of Vehicle weights and measures plus Route planning skills for time, distance and workload distribution. Tachograph management and driver debriefs experience - preferable, not essential as the ideal candidate you will preferably have experience within a Transport/Logistics/Multi Drop planning or coordination role.
As the ideal candidate you will have previous people management experience and a knowledge of the local are. You will be a team player and be able to communicate effectively with all key stakeholders.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Lauren White at or call 02392222965.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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