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Transport Coordinator – Leeds

Transport Coordinator – Leeds

Transport Coordinator

Premier Waste Recycling Limited

Job title:  Transport Coordinator

Location: Parkside Lane, Parkside Ind Est, Leeds, LS11 5TD

Salary: Up to £25,000 OTE

Additional benefits: 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Company Pension, Free parking, Employee Assistance Programme, Life assurance.

Contract Type: Permanent

The Opportunity:

Part of the HW Martin Group of companies, Premier Waste Recycling are a leading provider of waste management services. With sites in Leeds and Durham, Premier Waste Recycling have the capability to cover West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and the Northeast of England.

Due to our commitment to exceptional customer service, we have quickly established ourselves as a partner of choice for a number of reputable clients in a wide range of sectors and industries. We are offering you the chance to join a business where the focus is on delivering a quality service.

The Role:

To support the Depot Manager, the role will deliver an efficient, legally compliant, and safe transport service whilst maintaining high levels of customer service.

Responsibilities, and Duties (not exhaustive):

  • Daily coordination of the transport operation, to include drivers, vehicles & operatives.
  • Ensure legal compliance with current transport legislation.
  • Control tachograph records and vehicle files as appropriate by depot.
  • Minimize disposal costs by use of the least cost group/best option.
  • Efficiently control accurate processing of paperwork and electronic data relating to the transport operation, using the systems provided.
  • Conducting toolbox talks and communicating risk assessments & transport procedures to drivers and operatives.
  • Maintaining safe methods of working and safe working environments, ensuring all employees, contractors and visitors obey all safe systems of work and behave in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Minimizing on-route vehicle costings through effective route management, using the support systems provided.
  • Managing vehicle defects in accordance with legal requirements
  • Reporting any operations issues i.e., driver incidents, requests, agency no-shows etc. to Depot Manager
  • Assistance with any other duties required which ensures the smooth day to day running of the operation.
  • Compliance with the requirements of the company Management System (MS), as appropriate, in the execution of your duties. (Refer to Section 5.3 of the Company Manual, inc. Appendix 3)
  • Ensure working safely remains the highest priority at all times in the execution of your duties.

Experience, Qualifications and Skills:

  • Flexible, committed, and able to use your own initiative.
  • Able to remain calm and focused in a fast-moving, ever-changing environment.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and work in a team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any suitably qualified persons.

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