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We are now seeking a Traffic Office Clerk - nights to join our team in Rhyl

21:00 to 06:00 Monday to Friday

Reporting to the Night Operations Manager the job holder will be responsible for the daily planning of the bulk and parcel delivery fleet ensuring routes meet customer expectations and are cost efficient whilst meeting all necessary legal and health and safety requirements.

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the effective planning of daily workload in terms of head count, vehicles and routes
  • Ensuring transport team are briefed and aware of current plan and proposed changes on a daily basis
  • Ensuring the fleet operates within legal requirements and that defects on vehicles are actioned in a timely manner
  • Ensuring Cooper Carriers site policies and procedures are adhered to by the transport team
  • Ensuring resource utilisation is maximised
  • Proactively seeking and maximising cost savings and recommending to operations manager alternative strategies in response to operational/ planning changes
  • Review and improve vehicle and personal accidents and complete the relevant forms and take the appropriate action in a timely manner in accordance with Countrywide Freight Group procedures
  • Any other reasonable request made by management

Qualifications / education required:

Essential:

Desirable:

Good level of education ideally to G.C.S.E levelUnderstanding of Health and Safety legislation and Transport directives.

Experience required:

Essential:

Previous proven extensive supervisory experience in a similar role


Particular aptitude / skills required:

Essential:

The ideal individual will be: self-motivated, able to work on own initiative, be a team player and excellent communicator with excellent IT skills. Also be flexible and have ability to analyse, understand and manipulate data

Desirable:

Ideally will have previous proven experience in a similar role within freight / logistics

Own transport due to location would be a distinct advantage

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role please submit your CV and cover letter stating clearly which job you are applying for to hr@countrywide-freight.co.uk . Further details of the role will be provided upon application.

Our Services

We are committed to providing our customers with a comprehensive range of collection and delivery services.

We strive to add value wherever possible and provide customers with tailor made solutions. We carry anything from a Jiffy bag up to a full load, transport pallets, parcels and drums.

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About Countrywide Freight

Our timely collection and delivery of parcels and pallets is achieved through our fleet of vehicles operating throughout the UK and Ireland

Our valued customers include the automotive, pharmaceutical, electronic technology, retail and cosmetics industries.