Transport Coordinator

Salary: Negotiable

Work Type: Permanent

Location: London, England

Industry: FMCG

REPORTING INTO: Transport Controller (Enfield)
WORKING HOURS: TUES - SAT 04:00 - 13:00

About us:

Fairfax Meadow is the UK's leading Catering Butcher, with nearly 50 years of experience serving the Pub, Restaurant, and Hotel Trade. Our dedication to innovation and high-quality Meat & Poultry products is matched only by our commitment to our talented team, who play a key role in our continued success.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a professional and experienced Transport Coordinator to join our growing Transport team. As a Transport Coordinator you will support the transport-related activities of the Company site at Enfield whilst providing key support to the Transport Controller at Enfield.
Primarily, the transport Coordinator will be responsible for the despatch operation daily for up to 20 vans per day which will provide full adherence to the planned schedule.

Key responsibilities as a Transport Coordinator will be to:

-Conduct full brief of all drivers on prior to departure. Ensure all invoices and collection notes are issued to the correct driver and any that are for return to Derby.
-Ensure drivers are fully equipped to adhere to the schedule throughout the day. Provide any feedback from drivers regarding the schedule to Transport Controller.
-Ensure all routes are manned correctly and ensure any absences are covered and any late departures are notified to Derby Transport and Enfield Transport Controller.
-To monitor clocking report and to insure all Transport staff clock in and out daily.
-Undertake monthly audits of Enfield based vehicles and complete all associated daily, weekly, and monthly paperwork requirements as per existing and/or future amended procedures as directed by Transport Controller.
-Respond accordingly to any defect reported and provide excellent communication channels between Fairfax Meadow and our vehicle suppliers.
-Control, monitor and report on tray reconciliation for the Enfield site. This will include accounting for all trays that may be left at customers and keeping records of all trays sent to Derby.
-Highlight any delivery training needs that may arise within the Transport operation Ensure all staff complete required IHASCO training.
-Ensure all drivers comply with our Health and Safety policies for workplace transport activities, off site activities and associated risk assessments.

Required experience/expertise to succeed as a Transport Coordinator will include:

-Ideally, a minimum of 2 years' experience within a busy transport operation (preferably multi temperature food transport).
-High quality organisational skills are considered important to work in a busy, fast-moving environment. The ability to work unsupervised using own initiative is essential.
-Effective communication skills, both written and oral and a flexible approach to both duties and hours of work is required.
-Must have a good solid geographic knowledge of the UK, especially London and the Southeast.

What you get in return:

-Company Pension
-Employee Discount Scheme
-Christmas Hamper
-Company Events
-Cycle to Work Scheme
-Vending Machines - (free) Tea / Coffee
-On-site parking
-Group Life Assurance
-Zurich 24-hour GP access
-Health shield cash ack on health-related costs
-Grocery Aid EAP
-Refer a friend scheme

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