Ragged Edge Consulting Ltd - The Edge in Commercial Business Consulting and Specialist Recruitment

TRAINEE OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATOR (PALLETFORCE)

Ref : 1907
Based in : STALLINGBOROUGH / Yorkshire & Humber
Salary : 17000
Status : Permanent
Description :

Our client is a local professional logistics services provider offering solutions which include groupage, multi-drop deliveries, distribution, warehousing and handling.


Operating from strategically located facility in North-East Lincolnshire which includes over 40,000sqft secure CCTV controlled warehousing, our client is part of the ‘Palletforce’ network offering dedicated pallet distribution throughout the UK and Europe, with a high-class fleet of vehicles fitted with the latest telematics tracking system.


A progressive company committed to customer satisfaction, they are now seeking to recruit an Operations Assistant to join their pallet network operations team. 


 


PURPOSE


To offer support in a busy pallet network operations team.  Directly supporting operational personnel to ensure all existing and new customers are successfully implemented to the full satisfaction of the customer and that their logistics expectations are continually met.


 


KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY


Managing customer and network KPI reports


Ensure that all deliveries and collection requirements are met


Supporting other members of the team by dealing with problems / issues which arrive from drivers or customers


Monitoring time sensitive deliveries


Scanning and entry of network POD’s


Entering job bookings


Ensuring trailer departures from Client Site for the central hub are on time and cargo is not left in the warehouse


Covering the routing of vehicles when required


Supporting other departments


Ensuring that Health & Safety is being complied with


Any other duties as may reasonably be requested by Senior Management


 


QUALIFICATIONS


A good standard of education with a minimum GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics and English


 


REQUIRED SKILLS


Strong and concise communication skills, both written and verbal


Strong grammatical and numerical skills


Fully competent in the use of IT systems


 


EXPERIENCE


Previous experience of the transport and logistics environment


A working knowledge of ‘Road Runner’ and online Palletforce ‘Alliance’ systems would be advantageous although full training will be given


 


PERSON SPECIFICATION


Customer focused with a positive ‘can do’ attitude


Able to handle and prioritise multiple tasks in a fast-moving operational environment


Ability to take direction as well as effective personal time management skills 


Good interpersonal skills 


Common sense approach to business 

Benefits :

Monday to Friday 0900-1830


Saturday am on rota basis