Traffic Office Assistant - Days- Immediate

Job Title: Traffic Office Assistant - Days- Immediate
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Atherstone
Salary: £10.50 per hour
Start Date: Immediate Start
Reference: KF03241333ST
Contact Name: Sam Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2018 10:56

Job Description

Blue Arrow are proud to announce our partnership with Royal Mail again for 2018. Our prestigious client requires applicants to work within a busy transport office at their Atherstone site. This role will be ongoing until the end of December, with the possibility of an extension into the new year.

Your main function as a Transport Assistant will be to help maintain the quick, efficient & safe running of the Royal Mail Transport Office. In the build up to Christmas this will be a very vibrant and busy environment to work in so the ability to work within a team is essential.

Duties to include:
  • Issuing drivers packs, vehicles and keys
  • Ensuring drivers download their tacho cards on a daily basis
  • Driver and unit allocation
  • Creating, editing and deleting jobs from the system
  • Monitoring to see which duties are running on time
  • Debriefing drivers, which includes challenging them if required
  • Manually imputing drivers names on a daily basic
  • Informing drivers of any road closures, traffic issues etc.
  • Ensuring customer collection duties are made aware of customer requirements and if there any changes or cancellations
  • Ensuring the agency and Royal Mail 552 is completed correctly and signed/authorised by a manager
  • Liaise with the workshop on defective units and rigid’s as well as the control room to move defective trailers across
  • Defecting units on internal systems
  • Extra responsibility of understanding some transport legislation, including drivers hours
  • Updating the driver packs and maps
  • 0600-1400 Monday to Friday with additional overtime when required.
  • Day rate £9.50

Ideal Candidate;

  • Approachable and a good communicator
  • Excellent attendance and time keeping
  • Good IT Skills – especially on excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

If you wish to be considered for this role and you feel you have the skills required for the position then please apply today for immediate interview.

Alternatively please text 'TRAFFIC' to 07912 970326.