Logistics Graduate

Huddersfield Permanent £25,000 - £26,000 per year
  • Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain graduates needed!
  • An exciting introduction to the world of transport - full time permanent role.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading recycling business based near Huddersfield who due to expansion plans and a recent promotion requires a Transport assistant to join their team. This role will be Monday to Friday with the hours between 8:30am and 5pm.

Full training will be provided!

Job Description

  • To Assist the transport department and Logistics planner with the planning of the routes/vehicles, taking into consideration operational efficiencies and resource productivity to support all compliance factors. To provide cover for the transport department when people are on leave and support the department and output.
  • To develop an understanding of route planning and efficiencies that sit within and assist the transport department when needed to keep effective management of customer expectations and business SLA's.
  • Organisation of driver load sheets and legislative paperwork from internal systems once routing and planning is completed. Checking job completion and reassigning within the route as required, driver debrief and route sign off all completed jobs.
  • To book all vehicles into customer sites to minimise failed collections as per the Company's agreed procedure, liaising with the Logistics Planner to rearrange as required
  • To maintain effective communication with Drivers, Sales, Operations and Customers to provide a high level of customer service and minimise delays and disruption to routes and customer sites. To provide feedback to all interested parties on issues, delays on site, and any non-conforming collections.
  • To support the delivery a high level of service to all internal and external customers providing timely support and prompt timed reporting to include but not limited to KPI Reporting, Driver issues and activity reporting.
  • To capture data to support KPI reporting against agreed targets and produce adhoc reports to support logistics, operations and sales.
  • Highlight opportunities for route filling and work with the Sales Team to manage short notice customer requirements, and route changes to optimise all planned routes for cost, efficiency and service

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will live within a commutable distance to Huddersfield and have the following attributes:

  • Logistics/Transport/Supply Chain graduate
  • Willingness to learn
  • Willingness to progress
  • Good IT skills

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary of between £25-26,000

Sian Dockerill
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Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
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Sian Dockerill
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