Two positions have arisen for Transport Controllers based at Torry Marine Base. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of all transport activites. Communication is a critical part of this role as is the ability to manage the necessary resources.
Excellent organisation skills are required along with the flexibility to meet the challenges that working in such an environment demand.
Applicants must possess excellent IT skills with a sound working knowledge in Microsoft packages.
Relevant experience in transport logistics is essential. Duties will include control of activities outwith normal working hours and participation in an on call rota will be required.
Roles and Responsibilities
Accurately control all transport activity/movements for Peterson customers’ requirements. Plan and co-ordinate cargo transport movements in accordance with legislative and operational requirements. Promoting a high level of safety awareness and culture giving guidance to the transport team and liaise with internal and external clients and stakeholders, ensuring customer expectations are met.
Ensure safe-working practices at all times.· Participate in toolbox talks as and when required – ensuring all relevant personnel are fully aware of the job task prior to commencement of work.· Participate in weekly/monthly safety meetings promoting safety changes/culture within team. Active use of the Continual Improvement System to highlight any suggested improvements (Peterson or Client). Plan the most suitable, safe and efficient routes required taking into consideration, load sizes, priority, load times through attendance at the daily planning meetings. Plan the fleet maintenance scheduling in conjunction with the maintenance provider ensuring service levels are maintained throughout. Ensure drivers are aware of the correct documentation for all hazardous and non-hazardous cargoes in accordance with Company procedures. Participate in achieving personal and team objectives highlighting continuous personal training requirements. Creation of purchase orders within the Transport Department.· Comply with all relevant company work instructions and procedures for each job function. Suggest any improvements to improve service delivery and amend relevant work instructions. Ensure compliance of all Company and legislative standards as required by Company procedures. Complies to Level 1 of HSE Roles and Responsibilities Complies to Level 1 of Company Values and Behaviours Performance Measure
Delivery of key tasks and targets that are defined agreed and recorded each year. Actual performance will be reviewed against those targets set during the Employee Appraisal process including feedback from internal and external customers.
Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) Holder (Advantages)
Significant Transport Experience essential (Advantages)
Dangerous Goods by Road Certificated (preferable)
From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications, and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.
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