Job Title: Transport Assistant
Division: EV Cargo Logistics
Location: Rochdale
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 23rd July 2021

About the role

EV Cargo Logistics at Rochdale is looking to recruit 2 Transport Assistant’s on a permanent contract, working an average of 42 hours per week on a ‘4 on 4 off’ (rotating days & nights) shift pattern, with the flexibility to fit the needs of the operation where required.

What will I be doing?

  • Supporting our core enterprise resource planning system (Cargowise) and, where necessary, new software solutions being developed
  • Supporting multiple projects and business units whilst working to tight deadlines
  • Use requirements to drive the design or review of process changes and to manage project scope, acceptance and deployment
  • Plan, co-ordinate user testing, issue capture and resolution
  • Produce written documentation to support your work, report on your findings and to present to stakeholders and peers when necessary
  • To communicate with internal colleagues to understand the needs of departments and the organisation as a whole
  • Work with external stakeholders to understand and investigate feedback into the service, function or product provided
  • Consider opportunities and potential risks attached to suggestions you make
  • Identify the processes and information technology required to introduce your recommendations
  • Communicate the benefits of your recommendations across departments and help to address any uncertainty and concern
  • Support staff and teams when deploying recommended changes, including helping to resolve any issues
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate to the job as may be reasonably required

What are the requirements?

  • Brief and debrief the drivers on both departure and return from each journey
  • To effectively communicate via telephone with customers and NFT Depots, ensuring incoming calls are answered and dealt with promptly
  • To assist the management team in providing a professional service
  • To work well within the transport team function to ensure deadlines are met
  • Generate driver journey sheets from in-house computer systems and issue to drivers
  • Produce Reports, such as missing volume, debrief status and unconfirmed orders
  • Collate weekly information for Transport auditing purposes

Who are we?

You’ll get a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, access to a discount scheme, company pension scheme, long service awards and service-related holidays. We welcome applications from everyone as we are actively building diverse teams. Our working environment is an inclusive one and a place where everyone can thrive and develop their potential.

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