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.

Transport Operations Manager

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.

Transport Operations Manager

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The Role

  • Located at our Grangemouth Depot.
  • Some travel may be required to other Depots/clients.
  • 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.
  • Build business relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Planning and assisting with the movement of Abnormal Indivisible Loads (AILs).
  • Monday to Friday 08:00hrs to 18:00hrs.
  • Occasional Saturday mornings to suit workload.

Qualifications, Qualities & Conditions

  • The ability to complete tasks, with a high level of attention to detail.
  • 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.
  • Minimum GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Transport Managers CPC preferred but not essential.
  • Minimum 2 years+ experience in a logistics environment.
  • Flexible and willing to learn.
  • Effective communicator at all levels.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays.
  • Contributions to the company pension scheme.

Contact Us

Tel. +44 (0)8456 255 233

Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY
Valleymount House, Main Street, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland, D15 CP5X

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