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Central Transport Co-ordinator

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Heywood, UK
Posted on Monday, August 21, 2023
Transport Co-Ordinator - Working 4 on 4 off night shift pattern of 19:00 - 07:00

This position will cover an employee that will be due to go on maternity Leave for 1 year.

At Lineage Logistics, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions.


We are currently recruiting for a Transport Co-Ordinator to join our team located at our Heywood depot.

We are looking for a confident communicator who is able to assume responsibility and make decisions out of hours. In this role you will manage the Central Transport on a day to day basis, where you will be tracking deliveries, booking in drivers, dealing with general administration, managing our customers and taking responsibility for the planning.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor the group transport delivery schedule

  • Transport end of shift handover for the fleet

  • Liaise with Lineage Logistics depots and delivery points

  • Driver and fleet assigning using transport planning system

  • De-briefing drivers

  • Book agency drivers and monitor sub-contractors

  • Delivery rejections - temperature, damages, wrong product

  • Create goods return notification (GRRS) for all delivery issues

  • Vehicle and trailer breakdowns

  • Stock allocation

  • Central tracking (monitoring drivers)

  • Diary departure management

  • Scanning, indexing and filing

  • Invoicing and status reports

What are we looking for?

  • Good telephone manner

  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written

  • Ability to work well in a pressurised department

  • Quick learner

  • Basic skills on a computer

Posting End Date:

Why Lineage?

We are a global company with more than 22,000 employees spanning 20 countries and more than 400 locations across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

At Lineage Logistics, we have a shared purpose; we are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world. This means working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of our team, you will be a critical link in the food supply chain.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organisation, from the warehouse floor to the office. Our team members are passionate about the impact they make every single day.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from persons regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Benefits

As a Lineage team member, we aim to provide everything you and your family need to thrive. That’s why we offer competitive rates of pay, paid time off, skills training, and development opportunities to grow a long and fulfilling career with us – plus generous financial rewards when you successfully refer new employees. This is enhanced by recognition schemes (so that your hard work won’t go unnoticed), plus the chance to make your salary go even further with our cycle-to-work scheme and preferential rates for loans and savings courtesy of a leading credit union.

Your everyday wellbeing is also important to us, so we will provide you with all the protective equipment you need to be safe and comfortable at work, and you will have access to a free 24/7 employee assistance phone line, which offers confidential counselling and advice. With all of this offered against the backdrop of a fun and social environment in which you will be supported by a team who enjoy helping each other in achieving their goals, we are confident you will excel with us.