COVID-19

Transport Coordinator

Full Time

NEXT LTD

Transport Coordinator Hemel Hempstead

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If you are a detail-orientated team player with administration experience, we have a fantastic opportunity as a Transport Coordinator based in Hemel Hempstead.

Next is one of the UK’s best-known retailers on the high-street and most established online. Behind the scenes we are at the cutting edge of warehousing and logistics, employing more than 9000 people across our distribution network. 

Life as a Transport Coordinator at Next is full of variety and challenges; it’s fast-paced and just like fashion trends is constantly evolving.

We look after over two million customers, and it takes a large, talented, and efficient distribution operation to make that happen. Our largest distribution centre processes around 600,000 units per day to our retail stores and to our customer’s doors which is by no means straightforward. 

Online retail has never been more important than it is now. In these constantly changing and unprecedented times, our continued success is dependent on the expertise, passion, and adaptability of the teams across our distribution network.

We are currently recruiting for full-time and permanent Transport Coordinators covering the transport operations at Hemel Hempstead. The role is diverse, and you will be the primary contact for the team of Next and agency drivers.

It is essential that you are a proactive, customer-focused individual as you will be in constant contact with drivers and the wider warehouse team of staff.

You will be actively co-ordinating drivers, ensuring everyone is allocated the correct route and vehicle, taking into consideration drivers’ hours and the vehicle mileage and maintenance schedule. You will be despatching drivers with run sheets, manifests, and vehicle check sheets and debriefing drivers in accordance with company requirements.

As a Transport Coordinator at Next, you will be responsible for filing vehicle check sheets and agency paperwork, inputting correct debrief data, and downloading tachograph information.

Working closely with your team manager, you will highlight any areas of improvement such as unauthorised stops, fuel discrepancies, and turnaround times and pass on all holiday requests and driver queries in a timely fashion.

This Transport Coordinator role would suit candidates with experience in the following areas: Transport, Supervisor, Coordinator, Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain, LGV, HGV, Driver, Lorry, Supervisor, Admin, Administrator, Administrative.

Benefits

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25% discount on Next merchandise
  • Up to 70% discount at our staff shops
  • Eligibility to join our Sharesave scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free parking

Essential Skills

  • You will possess excellent communication skills when dealing with colleagues at all levels including when handling difficult situations.
  • You are a real team player who thrives in a fast-paced, busy, and challenging environment.
  • Previous experience of working within an administrative role is required, although transport experience is not essential.
  • To succeed in this role, you will be highly organised with proven ability to plan and prioritise your workload and work calmly and methodically in a busy environment.
  • You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, notably Excel with strong attention to detail.

About Company

Next is one of the UK’s best-known high-street retailers and most established online. Behind the scenes we are at the cutting edge of warehousing and logistics, employing more than 7000 people across eight distribution centres.

Essential Requirements

  • You will possess excellent communication skills when dealing with colleagues at all levels including when handling difficult situations.
  • You are a real team player who thrives in a fast-paced, busy, and challenging environment.
  • Previous experience of working within an administrative role is required, although transport experience is not essential.
  • To succeed in this role, you will be highly organised with proven ability to plan and prioritise your workload and work calmly and methodically in a busy environment.
  • You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, notably Excel with strong attention to detail.

COVID-19 Transport Coordinator Hemel Hempstead

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