Share this job as a link in your status update to LinkedIn. Job Title Location CML Telford - Telford, SHR TF7 4QP GB (Primary) Category Transport Job Type: Full-time Job title: Transport Team Leader Location: CML Telford Shifts: 4 on 4 off Days Purpose: To allocate resource and equipment, in the most efficient manner with adherence to WTD and Drivers hours regulations to meet delivery/collection times. Responsibilities: •To allocate both drivers and vehicles to loads in the most efficient way, optimising vehicle utilisation and drivers hours whilst adhering to WTD regulations and Drivers hours’ legislation. •Planning driver start times to meet the sites despatch KPI •Effective communication with the planning team and other depots to optimise resource across the network and achieve the most efficient plan •Allocate equipment to meet maintenance/service intervals as instructed by the maintenance planner. Ensure these are made available to the correct service agents in time good time for the required work to be carried out so as not to go overdue. •Plan, arrange and allocate ad hoc collections /deliveries, as and when required or requested. •Plan to meet collection and delivery times in line with service level agreements. If required divert resource to meet collection and delivery deadlines in the most cost efficient way, having minimal impact on the despatch plan and the depot. •Communicate with the collection points to advice of any delays prior to the delivery/collection time. Proactively communicate with the clients if issues are foreseen or known. •Request and confirm third party drivers as per the daily plan, communicating effectively with the suppliers on a regular basis •Pre plan both core and agency resource to meet the forecasted volumes taking into consideration peak periods. •Upon request, arrange special deliveries in the most cost efficient way using own fleet or agreed subcontractors •Proactively communicate with third party hauliers to ensure collection times are adhered to from site. •Adhere to the business Health & Safety policy, ensuring that all accidents are reported including near misses to promote a good Health & Safety culture on site. •Follow the sites defect procedure to ensure defected equipment is defect as per the process and the VOR time is kept to a minimum. •Inspect fleet on regular intervals, inside and out to monitor cleanliness •To ensure a smooth operation, Communicate effectively with other departments and depots, with information on late despatch or goods in Skills and competencies: •Attention to detail and accuracy •Planning and organising skills •Negotiating and the ability to influence and steer. •Ability to work on own initiative within your responsibilities •Flexible attitude and approach to work/ training •Prioritise work load in order to meet set deadlines •Strong communication skills to colleagues, peers ,stakeholders and customers •Strong team player, and ability to work alone •Have knowledge of the Road Transport Directive and current drivers hours •Conscientious and reliable •Chilled transport experience in a Fast Moving environment. •Adapt and drive change •Ability to work under pressure If you meet the criteria above and are interested in and use to working in a fast paced organisation then click apply now and #joinourwinningteam! You like this. Sign Up to see what your friends like.