Transport Operator

October 19, 2020

To ensure effective running of the day to day Knowles Transport fleet to plan and manage effective movement of freight around the country, including providing strong planning of the operational logistics arm of the business, effectively communicating with the customer service team to meet the demands of the customer and providing the best customer service possible

Must haves:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience  in a fast paced transport or logistics environment
  • Operator licensing awareness along with up to date knowledge of compliance such as gross weights, construction an use regulations, Working Time Directive and EU Drivers hours
  • Highly competent with PC literate – Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint, Traffic management and warehouse management systems along with any other
  • IT/ web based systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent customer service skills
  • Highly organised, self-sufficient  and able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Be flexible in your approach to work and hours
  • Excellent UK Graphical Knowledge
  • Reliable in approach to work and adaptable to fit into different teams and environments
  • Strong people management, leadership  and interaction skills
  • Proactive  with the ability to make quick decisions and to communicate with others about any changes and impact as a result of the decisions made
  • A highly organised self starter
  • Responsible for own actions and decisions
  • Good memory
  • Adaptable to change and a strong team player
  • Professional in appearance and manner and punctual
  • Must have own transport, full UK driving licence and ability to travel to work

KPIs:

  • Allocation of daily plan for all drivers
  • Ensure all planned loads are updated in the systems with all relevant driver and vehicle details including all backhaul loads