Here at AV Dawson our business is powered by our people and they are key to our success.

Traffic Operator (nights)

Closing Date: 2021-09-16

Reference: AVD/22/2021

We are excited to announce that we are looking for an addition to the ever growing Transport team, an additional Traffic Operator.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Traffic Operator to work in our busy transport department. He/she will be based at our port facilities in Middlesbrough.

The role requirements involve:

  • Working as part of a team to ensure all night shift deliveries are achieved in accordance with customer requirements and deadline
  • Managing the fulfilment of the night-time plan by organizing and coordinating drivers and subcontractors to maximise efficiency
  • Liaising with customer depots to problem solve delivery issues
  • Dealing with night-time telephone phone calls quickly, efficiently and professionally
  • General transport administration duties to include recording accurate information, both electronically and paper based
  • Producing an accurate written hand-over at the end of the shift for the day working team
  • Actively promoting Health and safety compliance to ensure legislative requirements and internal processes are met

The successful candidate will ideally:

  • Have previous experience in a busy transport environment
  • Possess a National CPC Road Transport Management qualification
  • Have previous experience in the use of standard I.T systems, to include Microsoft packages
  • Be highly organised and efficient, with a keen eye for detail

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief covering letter with salary expectations/current remuneration package. Please quote reference.

Salary: Up to £28,000.00 per year

AV Dawson is a growing company with safety and family values at its heart. From its Port of Middlesbrough base, AV Dawson provides a full freight logistics service, including shipping, rail freight, warehousing and storage, all supported by an extensive road transport fleet. Employing around 240 people across the region, AV Dawson is dedicated to the development and progression of its employees and strives to give back to the community in which we operate. Click here of you Want to know what it’s like working for us?



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