Transport Administrator

  • Job Reference: 1108700712-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Point Professional Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Alconbury, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Transport Administrator £24,000

Our client based in Alconbury are looking for a Transport Administrator to join their team. This is a full time permanent role working Monday to Friday start and finish times are slightly flexible.

Pay is £24,000 with a raise after 6 months.

Main Duties

  • You will have responsibility for the co-ordination of the transport booking process, ensuring the best and most efficient service is utilised.
  • Ensure daily bookings with Hauliers are completed using the company ERP Systems, and ensuring correct information is supplied.
  • Coordinating with and assigning chosen Hauliers to shipments, ensuring all customer delivery dates are maintained.
  • Working within assigned budgetary targets as set out by our sister operations in both the UK and Europe.
  • To be the first point of contact within the organisation for all transport issues within the Alconbury site.
  • Daily planning of outgoing transports in UK.
  • Daily monitoring of the transport, resolving issues and troubleshooting where required.
  • Maintaining clear communication with the Warehouse Team, to ensure deliveries are loaded accurately.
  • You will investigate transport complaints from customers and provide necessary solutions in a timely manner.
  • Providing monthly reports on transport costs and outgoing shipments.
  • Work closely with the Customer Service Team to ensure orders are shipped and delivered within customer expectations and time limits.
  • Attend meetings and provide feedback both operationally and commercially to the wider business areas.
  • You will also be expected to support the Supply Chain team and the wider site with general office tasks. This may include dealing with visitors, taking phone calls, and embracing the company values.

Main requirements:

  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise key tasks while maintaining diligence.
  • Experience within a similar industry/role would be an advantage.
  • Understanding of different transport types would be an advantage.
  • Good communicative and social skills.
  • Proficient IT Skills.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Strong in analytical skills and able to initiate improvement projects.