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  • Transport Coordinator

  • Business: BSS
  • Sector: Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week rota basis covering 06:00 to 14:00 / 09:00 to 17:00 / 14:00 to 22:00 Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 30-Nov-2020
  • Job reference: 29261

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Job Description

If you’d enjoy being part of a busy and fast paced business with great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for career progression – join us at BSS as a Transport Coordinator at our National Distribution Centre in Magna Park, Lutterworth and share our success and good times with a hard-working, friendly bunch of people.

What you’ll do..

Reporting directly to the Transport Manager, you will support the Transport Operation across 2 x NDC’s, 28 x routes c.30 drivers including outbases operating 24/5, ensuring an efficient and smooth operation whilst achieving service levels within time and budgetary constraints.

You will work a shift pattern of rotating 06:00 to 14:00 / 09:00 to 17:00 / 14:00 to 22:00hrs Monday to Friday with a Friday night on call requirement from time to time.  You’ll also work out of our Tube NDC at the bottom of the M69 near Coventry when required.
You will interact with all driver activities, including performance management, shift briefs and debriefs, and also ensure that all legislation documentation is in place.  You will also update the fleet schedule whilst ensuring that all vehicles are serviced and maintained when required, interacting with our service partners to ensure that our high quality Scania fleet and bespoke trailers are maintained to the highest industry standards.

In this role you will be a leader of our ‘Stay Safe’ culture by championing and driving first class safety standards across our distributions centres and branches.

Is this you?

The successful candidate will have worked in a traffic/ transport office previously,, and have first class communication skills to engage effectively with our excellent team of drivers, both face to face and remotely. You will have experience of working with eVC, onboard vehicle monitoring systems, driver comms devices etc.. It would be great if you are hands-on, and a proactive and pragmatic problem solver that can demonstrate excellent organisational and administration skills with great attention to detail. It is important to be able to prioritise a significant workload in a fast paced environment whilst being engaging with a wide range of transport actions and tasks.

Full training will be provided, including access to our extensive iLearn suite of online resources, but we would welcome candidates with CPC Transport Manager qualifications.

Having your own transport is essential for regular travel between the sites.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be supported by some of the best training & development in the industry. Our impressive internal succession programme means, whatever it is you do with us,  it will be easy for you to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group.

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:

Competitive company bonus
Save-as-you-earn scheme
Buy-as-you-earn scheme
Contributory pension scheme
Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes and 30% off at Tile Giant, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

About us

BSS Industrial - we are a leading distributor of heating, pipeline, process and mechanical services equipment to the Building Services and Industrial sectors. Established over 110 years ago, we became a part of the Travis Perkins Group in 2010 and now have more than 60 BSS branches, along with a National Distribution Centre at Lutterworth in the East Midlands and a National Tube Distribution Centre in Coventry. We have a wealth of experience in our people - technical support, customer care, product engineering and design along with our market leading own brand - BOSS.

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