Are you an experienced and motivated individual with a passion for logistics and freight forwarding? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We’re looking for a highly competent operator to join the night operations team at our flagship Ashby-de-la-Zouch operation. As part of the night operations team, you will help to monitor fleet operations and movements and be able to react when issues arise that threaten the integrity of the plan. It’s essential that you have the ability to make decisions under pressure whilst ensuring the optimum use of resource that maintains the service standards that our customers demand.

Closing Date: February 23rd 2024

Job Title: Night Operations Controller
Location: Site Based – Ashby-de-la-zouch
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Closing Date: 23/02/2024

The Role:

Are you an experienced and motivated individual with a passion for logistics and freight forwarding? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We’re looking for a highly competent operator to join the night operations team at our flagship Ashby-de-la-Zouch operation. As part of the night operations team, you will help to monitor fleet operations and movements and be able to react when issues arise that threaten the integrity of the plan. It’s essential that you have the ability to make decisions under pressure whilst ensuring the optimum use of resource that maintains the service standards that our customers demand.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Amending the delivery plan handed over by the central planning team to reflect any change in operational circumstances. Such amendments would be a reaction to any on-night issues that threaten the plans implementation and its smooth running.
  • Amendments to the plan should be made in the most effective way to ensure a positive delivery outcome and the best utilisation of resource / cost to the business.
  • Despatch drivers and loads ensuring that clear instructions are given, and all relevant information (trailer numbers, paperwork etc) are provided to ensure success.
  • Conduct a full debrief of drivers, being sure to highlight any operationally relevant events and compiling this information in readiness for the creation of handovers to the day shift operations teams.
  • Liaise with company workshops and third-party service providers to ensure vehicle and trailer maintenance standards are met and the necessary equipment is available to meet the transport plan.
  • Working closely with our customer service teams to ensure the clear, concise, and timely communication of problems and issues when they arise and the plan to deal with them.
  • Working closely with partner hauliers through our sub-contract division ensuring (where necessary) that on-day coverage of loads is maintained.

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Essential Skills

  • Have practical working knowledge of EU drivers’ legislation and the working time directive to ensure that all operational decisions are made in line with its framework.
  • Working at times unsupervised but continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines.
  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of TMS systems (Mandata preferable).
  • Managing queries and following the appropriate escalation process.
  • Assorted general administrative tasks.
  • All other reasonable requests

Desirable Skills

  • Level 2 in English & Maths

In return we will:

Support your development journey, help you grow you and offer:

  • Salary – competitive depending on experience.
  • Competitive Annual Leave.
  • Reward Gateway – access to significant savings and cashback on 900+ top retailers, from groceries to wellness products, travel and much more!
  • Access to the Wellbeing Centre – providing education, support, and tools to help you live a healthier and happier life.
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme & Life Assurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan

 

“Let us be your employer of choice”

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does.  We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.  By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group.

EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.

 

Apply for the role here.

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