Transport Administrator

Posted 2 weeks ago by Forterra

Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire

12 Month Fixed Term Contract 

We are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognizable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor, Bison Precast.

Our product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.

Forterra represents exactly what we do and have always done. Our purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping our customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, we continue to lead our industry in terms of standards and safety.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Transport team in the position of Transport Administrator on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

Working within a small team to fulfil administration function within the distribution / fleet department, the role will include a variety of tasks to assist management ensure that the Companies vehicle fleet is operated in accordance with policy and legislative requirements, along with providing admin support to the Transport Management/ Fleet Team.

Your duties would include but not limited to the following:

  • All elements of administration support for Transport Managers/ Fleet Department
  • Maintaining vehicle records to ensure compliance with Operator Licence undertakings
  • Liaising with service providers in relation to maintaining roadworthiness and compliance
  • Ensure cost and time efficient breakdown and defect resolution
  • Purchase order input onto purchasing system
  • Provide analytical / statistical information for the Transport Managers/Fleet Department.
  • Any other duties as requested by your line manager
  • To input data and records accurately and efficiently
  • Process email & telephone enquires
  • Deliver a professional service to departments internal, external customers & service providers
  • Resolve queries in an efficient manner.

About You:

  • Able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Possess effective communication skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise workload
  • Have an accurate and methodical approach to work
  • Have the motivation to work to tight deadlines and within budget limits
  • GCSE Maths & English
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft Excel, word and Outlook
  • Good Numeracy and literacy Skills

What We Can Offer You:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits package
  • Life Assurance and Company Pension Scheme up to 10% employer contribution
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Gym benefit and Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme for self and family members
  • Sharesave Scheme eligibility
  • Personal development and opportunities for progression
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