Transport Operator – Brackley

Transport Operator

NGC is a logistics company providing pallet deliveries, storage solutions, and nationwide courier services.

We are looking to recruit a Transport Operator to join our Buckingham service centre. Reporting directly to the Transport Manager, the successful candidate will join as a part of a team of three Transport Operators, two Warehouse Operatives and eight class I and II HGV drivers.

You will maintain good customer, contract driver and public relations in respect of all operations provided and to maintain a close working relationship with colleagues to ensure that operations fully meet the Company’s contractual obligations, revenue, and profit targets.

What you will be doing:

  • Transport compliance including, defect reporting and breakdowns
  • Service delivery for drivers and company vehicles
  • Transport planning
  • Driver dispatch to effectively dispatch all drivers with equipment and paperwork as necessary
  • End of shift debrief to effectively ensure all drivers and vehicles are returned and appropriate company documentation where necessary
  • Dealing with drivers to effectively communicate what is required from driver on any given shift
  • Shift reporting to ensure the following is communicated: –
  • Shift updates 12:00, 17:00 & 22:00
  • Vehicles of the road/breakdowns
  • Absence/sick
  • Delivery/collection

What we require from you:

  • Hard worker and leads by example
  • Brilliant communicator with excellent telephone manner
  • Strong people skills
  • Organised and methodical in approach
  • Team player
  • Innovator (creative and resourceful)
  • Believes in own capabilities and is comfortable making decisions in a fast-paced, evolving environment, backing one’s own judgement when required
  • Optimistic, ambitious with a can-do attitude which cultivates positive attitude to change
  • Foresee any potential problems and is balanced problem solver
  • Strongly customer focused, identifying and adapting with trends in the market place
  • Able to prioritise and efficiently manage time within a dynamic work flow environment
  • Delivers company aims and objectives within deadlines
  • Ambitious and focused individual looking for personal development and building hands-on skills in a logistics environment

Location and travel requirements

The candidate is preferred to live within a close range within the site as not to impose personal strain and reduce company costs. Any travel outside of normal place of work to and from home will be covered.

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Job Summary

Posted on: 11-01-2019 Contract Type: Full time 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday on shift basis) Salary: Competitive Location: Brackley Apply Now
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Can you provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK at interview?

If applicable to the role, NGC will conduct a screening process including bank verifications, a Drugs & Alcohol test, Disclosure and Barring Service checks and DVLA requests. Do you agree to this?
Do you have any unspent convictions under the rehabilitation of offenders act?
Do you communicate clearly in English?

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We now have your information and will contact you shortly. If all goes well, you will progress through the following steps:

  1. Telephone interview
  2. Induction day
  3. Job training
  4. Introductory work load
  5. Full work load