Transport Administrator

A competitve Salary
16 Aug 2018
30 Aug 2018
Jenny Irons
Contract Type
Full Time

Transport Administrator – P&O Ferrymasters are part of P&O Ferries – owned by Dubai World – and work across road, rail and sea through our Contract Logistics, Freight Management and Assets divisions. We currently operate from more than 20 strategic locations in 13 countries, where 500+ colleagues are united by a passion for customer and service focus are looking for a Transport Administrator in Rotherham

As an Transport Administrator you will be part of a highly dedicated and professional team based within the Meet and Greet Function within the Rotherham site. The role will consist of a working shift pattern covering the hours of 6am - 8pm. Reporting to a locally based Supervisor who is managing the transport contract with our customer you will create a welcoming experience for all visiting LGV drivers and liaise with the customer to ensure transport and despatch functions are aligned.

Other key functions Include:


  • Ensuring all drivers collecting for Mainland Europe receive an appropriate site-specific induction
  • Delivering consistent information to collecting drivers about the cargo they will be loading and securing
  • Supporting compliance with UK and European H&S Legislation
  • Managing drivers arriving to drop and pick up trailers
  • Coordinating the shunt plan with Shunt service provider
  • Managing trailer condition before trailers are dropped
  • Assisting Safety Inspectors where required
  • Ad hoc projects


Ideal Candidate will:


  • Have significant experience of operating within a similar environment
  • Possess excellent organisational skills
  • Possess good communication skills; a foreign language would be beneficial but is not essential for the right candidate
  • Be PC literate with knowledge of Microsoft packages (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Have H&S knowledge and awareness
  • Be able to work outdoors when required


A competitive salary is on offer to the right candidate. This is a Full time position working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday on a shift pattern, covering the hours of 6am - 8pm.

On your first morning before you get down to work… we’ll introduce you to your new colleagues over a coffee which will give you a friendly taste of what it’s like to be part of our team – because people are our main asset and teamwork defines our style.

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Additional keywords: Administration clerk, Administrator, Reception, Transport, H&S

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