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Senior Transport Co-ordinator

Engineering Professionals
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£1 to £9,999 per annum
11 Dec 2023
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Job Overview:

The Senior Transport Co-ordinator will play a pivotal role in managing and optimizing our transport fleet's day-to-day operations. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and supervising the activities of the transport team across multiple sites, ensuring timely delivery of goods both internally and externally, maintaining compliance with legal regulations, and contributing to process improvements for increased efficiency.

Responsibilities and Duties

Oversee scheduling and dispatching of transport vehicles to ensure timely and efficient movement of goods.
Monitor the performance of the transport team offering training or guidance as necessary.
Develop and implement transport strategies and systems that optimize operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, clients, and internal departments to ensure co-ordinated activities and communication.
Ensure compliance with legal requirements, transport regulations, and health and safety standards.
Manage transport-related expenses and maintain budgetary controls, seeking cost-reduction opportunities without compromising service quality.
Address and resolve transport issues or grievances, ensuring operational excellence and superior customer service.
Stay abreast of advancements in transport technology and methodologies, proposing and implementing changes as appropriate.
Prepare and analyse various reports on transport activities, performance metrics, and operational costs.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of transport processes through strategic planning and innovative solutions.
Participate in Company stock take.
Co-ordinating transport docs.
Experience / Qualifications

Excellent IT skills – including Epicor/ SAP & Excel.

Good communication and written skills.

Problem solving.

Attention to detail.

Exposure to Lean Principles.

Team player.

Ability to understand all of the products & services, with emphasis on Rail.

Understanding of ERP Systems & Principles, Epicor / SAP or Other.

Experience of MRP.

Excellent salary on offer.

Please send your CV in the first instance or contact Steve at Ambitek Recruitment.

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

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