Transport Controller

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom DHL Supply Chain req49570 07/11/2017
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Position: Transport Controller
Location: Long Eaton
Customer: M&S
Grade: RCS O
Salary: £26,465.16 + £2,646.88 shift premium

Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off Rotating Days & Nights

Closing Date for Applications: 21st November 2017

For the role of Transport Controller you will be responsible for ensuring that you are supporting the existing transport operational environment in a NDC in Long Eaton.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include;

Utilise planning tools to plan deliveries and collections and to change these as necessary to meet service criteria and achieve KPI's
Accurately maintain records of vehicle movements including all exceptional duties
Day to day management of personnel including staffing levels (inc recruitment of agency staff), allocation of duties, holidays, communication briefings, disciplinary investigations and grievance issues and overtime requests etc.
Maintain and control all elements of cost within the predetermined budget
Daily liaison with customers, both internal and external
Control and monitor trailer usage to ensure site requirements are met
Control and monitor vehicle usage to ensure vehicle utilisation and fuel consumption targets are met
Ensure vehicles are maintained, including servicing, MOT's in line with legal requirements and company policy
Interrogate systems to provide management information, carry out analysis and rectification as necessary
Maintain and update knowledge on legislation and health and safety issues regarding drivers, staff and visitors to ensure the Company complies with current requirements
Investigate accidents, compile reports and recommend any action required to immediate superior
Implement new initiatives agreed with Transport Manager
Deputise for Transport Manager if required as appropriate
Adherence to Company health & safety / security policy and procedures.

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Manage various operational developments / transformations / projects
Successfully interact with the transport depots
IT Literate / Excel / Internal –External Portals
Good Communication Skills
Management experience in the relevant operational fields

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you’ll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain UK

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement


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