Transport Dispatch Clerk

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Halton
  • Recruiter: H&G Recruitment
Immediate start
£22,650 - £22,650 per annum
Transport & Logistics

Job Reference: SRUPTDCnov

Transport Dispatch Clerk


Salary:  £22,651.20

Shift: 40 hours per week,


Mon- Thurs 14:00 – 22:00

Fri 12:30 – 21:00


Role, Purpose and Summary Objectives:

To contribute to the smooth and efficient operational activities within the Traffic Office in order to meet and exceed customer expectations. To ensure that all Transport Administration is accurate, up to date, as legally required by the Department of Transport.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Carry out all traffic office functions in line with company policies and procedures
  • Deal with incoming/outgoing telephone calls politely and confidently
  • Direct the daily activity
  • To provide and maintain efficient and effective clerical support for the traffic office / traffic team as required
  • Facilitate effective communication between yourself, your peers and the Management Team
  • Responsible for monitoring, maintaining and complying with Health, Safety and Environmental standards thereby minimising the risk to themselves and others
  • Ensure compliance to Warehouse and Transport Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and safe systems of work
  • Ensure company policies are communicated, applied and enforced
  • Work in collaboration with other Unipart sites to maximise efficiencies and best practice
  • To ensure that customer requirements are always fulfilled to the highest possible standards including internal customers
  • Ensure full compliance with all Company and statutory regulation regarding the operator’s licence, tachograph analysis and drivers’ hours
  • Ensure work equipment is in good working order and report any defects as per local procedure
  • To ensure that all activities are undertaken in accordance with current legislation, Company policies and procedures and best practice
  • Responsibility to challenge and ascertain reasons for presence of unauthorised persons on site where appropriate
  • Promote and behave in a way consistent with the Organisation’s Vision and Values
  • Develop own knowledge and skills and contribute to the development of others
  • Support people’s equality, diversity and rights
  • Other duties within the general scope of the post and appropriate to the grading as may be required from time to time
  • Build and demonstrate an in-depth operational awareness of all areas of the business, working closely with the Transport Supervisor sharing thoughts and ideas to move the department forward
  • Ensure all information contained on the system is always accurate
  • Contribute to achievement budgeted targets, always striving to exceed the targets and KPI’s
  • Direct the daily activity to ensure a safe, secure, clean and fair work environment for team members
  • Complete driver communication in allocation of activity and debrief on return
  • Complete all daily reports by the end of each shift.


Competencies, skills & experience:


  • Ability to communicate effectively through a variety of mediums (written, verbal, interpersonal, telephone) with a range of people on a range of matters
  • Contribute to own personal development
  • Assist in maintaining own and others’ health, safety and security
  • Contribute to the monitoring and maintenance of systems, vehicles and equipment
  • Gather, analyse, modify, structure, maintain and present data and information
  • Methodical with an attention to detail and an ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work on own initiative within broad parameters
  • Proactive with an ability to work under pressure and to react and respond to change
  • Flexible in your approach to working duties and shifts worked
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a demanding and fast changing environment
  • Proven track record of working within a transport operation
  • Flexibility to work in a support role and at other Sites when necessary
  • Good Knowledge of Transport Legal responsibilities
  • PC literate



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