Job Vacancies & Careers at Collett

We're always on the lookout for talented people to join the Collett Team in our Halifax, Goole and Grangemouth Depots. Have a look below and see our current career vacancies & job openings.

Traffic Operations Manager

This is a permanent and full-time role based at our Grangemouth Depot, working hours 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday, occasional Saturday mornings to suit workload. You will work as part of the Operations Team, this appointment will report directly to the Grangemouth Depot Manager.

This Role Includes:

  • Fielding incoming calls and emails from Customers, Drivers and Sub-contractors.
  • Dealing with the planning and scheduling of the companies road transport operations on a daily basis.
  • Co-ordinating and communicating between Customers and Drivers.
  • Managing operations on a cost-effective basis.
  • Planning and assisting with the movement of Abnormal Indivisible Loads (AILs).

Experience required

Ideally, candidates will have previous experience within the logistics, road haulage or freight forwarding industry.  The successful candidate will initially be responsible for assisting with the transport operations, to then develop to take responsibility and manage areas of these functions.  They must be customer focused, have an attention to detail, be able to complete all necessary documentation, commercially astute and be suitable to work on a personal level with the client base.


  • Minimum GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Transport Managers CPC preferred but not essential.
  • Minimum 2 years+ experience in a logistics environment.
  • Full clean driving licence.

Office Skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to complete tasks, with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Have a good understanding and geographic knowledge of the UK and Europe.
  • Ability to record and report progress & development of the task.
  • Good level of computer skill and competency.

Personal Qualities

  • Flexible and willing to learn.
  • Effective communicator at all levels.
  • Build business relationships with colleagues and clients.


The role is based at our Grangemouth Depot, but some travel may be required to visit other depots or clients in order to oversee or manage some percentage of the task.

The Opportunity

The appointment will enjoy a varied work load and will have opportunity to help grow and develop the Transport division, contributing to the Company’s development and their own prospects for promotion.

The Opportunity

Collett is a successful and well-respected business. The company benefits from the significant resources and experiences offered by a market leading organisation.  The candidate will enjoy a varied and challenging role. The appointee will be expected to develop and grow in a dynamic and experienced team.

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