Traffic Controller

Location : Frome, Somerset, England
Job Ref : AL239
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £22k - 24k per year


AL238– Traffic Controller

Location: Frome

Salary: Up to £24,000 DoE


First Military Recruitment are currently searching for an experienced Traffic Manager to join their office in Frome.
This position would suit an individual coming from a logistical planning background, able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that drivers hold the appropriate license for the vehicle they are driving and to ensure regular checks on drivers’ licenses, CPC qualifications and driver hours.
  • Ensure compliance with the driving hours’ rules.
  • Operations – ensure drivers return all defect reports, timesheets, delivery notes and tachographs.
  • Liaising with administration staff.
  • You will be required to ensure optimal routing of vehicles and the department to meet customer specification and Company Targets.
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to customer enquiries and to ensure customer requirements are fulfilled to the highest possible standards.
  • Support and advise drivers whilst en route and devise optimal routing of vehicles.
  • Liaise with Sub-contractors where required, obtain quotations and undertake negotiations where appropriate.
  • Provide quotations and negotiate prices directly with customers using agreed tariff rates.
  • Complete a variety of vehicle administration.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a similar position.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of problem solving.
  • Decision-making and prioritizing tasks.
  • Computer literate
  • Pallet network experience

Location: Frome

Salary: Up to £24,000 DoE

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