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Transport Assistant

Location: BAMBER BRIDGE, LANCASHIRE Salary: 23000 - 23000 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3068781
Reed Business Support is proud to be recruiting for a Transport Assistant for a well-established multinational Food Company based in Bamber Bridge, Preston.

Duties Will Include…
• Ensuring all vehicles are serviced, maintained and all records are filed and compliant for legislation
• Keeping drivers records, work times, vehicle tax, insurance, servicing records & defects are up to date
• Planning and delivering customers’ orders legally and to the most cost effective solution
• Raising supplier purchase orders and tracking their progress with departments daily and weekly costs
• Attending daily team meetings to ensure business requirements are clearly understood and that plans are agreed and any issues or delays are discussed
• Ensuring that excellent communication is maintained with customers at all times, particularly with regards to the timing of deliveries, issues or delays
• Ensuring excellent health & safety standards are maintained
• Ensuring all vehicles and trailers are legally compliant, well maintained, clean and in good condition
• Ensuring transport licences are approved and maintained and that all loads are compliant and accompanied with the correct paperwork
• Maintaining customer service level reports daily and weekly

The Successful Candidate Will Be…
• Experienced in a similar role (ideally with CPC Knowledge although training will be provided)
• Able to use Microsoft Word and Excel with confidence
• Capable of working under pressure and capably of solving problems quickly and calmly

Offering £23,000 per annum this is a full time, permanent position with working hours of 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday but we request that candidates will be flexible with these hours. There is free on site parking, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Should you be interested in applying for this position please click on the link below and attach your most recent CV. For any additional information please contact Laura Brookes on 01772 200 843 or at

Know anyone who may be interested? Reed offer £50 worth of shopping vouchers for successful referrals.

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