Transport Coordinator - Bellshill

Job Reference: 26658

  • Job Category: Hire Controller, Support Services

As the UK’s leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees, it’s fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!!

Please note applications via agencies will not be considered.

  • Location: Scotland
  • Closing Date: 30/09/2019
  • Package: Market rate

Job overview

At A-Plant Accommodation, we are proud to be a market leader in the supply of a modern fleet of site storage and welfare facilities, hiring out temporary building systems to the construction, industrial, infrastructure, utilities and events sectors.

From the Open Golf to Glastonbury, the Houses of Parliament to the Highlands of Scotland, you will find our fleet all across the UK. Our range includes single storage containers through to full contractor villages and we are continuing to grow, with multi-million investment in our equipment each year.

So, come and join our friendly team and we will provide you with everything you need to succeed. Award winning training, professional development and support and with the opportunities to progress your career

We are part of the FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world! We are continuing to experience an exciting period of company growth, so it’s a great time to join our friendly team where you will play a key role in the Depot operations, helping to provide an outstanding level of customer service.

Roles and responsibilities

Your main focus will be organising and updating our busy and ever changing transport for delivery and collection of our accommodation units. Naturally you will be a great co-ordinator, who enjoys planning and organising and working in a busy but friendly team environment, building relationships with customers and keeping them up to date with expected delivery and collection times.

On a day-day basis you’ll work on the hire desk, along with arranging transport you will be building great working relationships and product knowledge which you will use to translate your customers’ requirements into the rental products and services that meet their needs, whilst also maximising sales opportunities.

You’ll be an ambassador for our “Customer First” culture, resolving any issues quickly and keeping your customers informed, so that they feel truly valued.

Skills required

The Person

If you join us we’ll provide you with a comprehensive company induction and training programme and we’ll work with you to identify your personal development needs and career progression plan.

What you will need to bring to the role from day one:

  • Experience of transport management
  • Effective administration, planning and organisation skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to work as part of a team, supporting colleagues
  • Flexible and self-motivated, you’ll take the initiative and be keen to embrace new training opportunities
  • Able to form good relationships with our 3rd party haulage partners
  • Great communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Able to liaise between our project team, customers and workshop to maximise vehicle usage and  ensure on time deliveries and collections
  • Good IT/Computer skills. MS Office including Excel and Outlook & experience of database entry

Extra skills that would benefit the role

  • Experience of the hire industry
  • Experience with temporary accommodation
  • Prior experience in a role where you can demonstrate exceptional customer service skills
  • Experience of MCS system

Benefits

Your hours of work will be Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 42.5 hours per week. Overtime may be available and would be mutually agreed.

The package includes a competitive salary and a flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.

If you would like to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry then apply NOW!!