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This is a fantastic opportunity if you are seeking a new permanent job as a Transport Controller and would like to work within a very well-established, highly reputable, market leading company based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire who offer fantastic career and development opportunities.  With outstanding company benefits including: company pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, annual salary reviews, cycle2work scheme, free on site parking, discounted gym membership, employee assistance program and Vodafone discount. The role has 23 days holiday plus stats, however based on the shift pattern total annual leave is in fact around 12 weeks!!!

Working as part of a very busy team, your duties as an Transport Controller will include:

  • Managing the delivery of workplans for 1,500 drivers and 2,000 deliveries per day in the UK and Ireland
  • Liaising with drivers, customers, colleagues and suppliers
  • Ensuring planned schedules are met
  • Advising customers of any issues or delays
  • Moving jobs around to ensure deliveries are executed
  • Rescheduling missed deliveries
  • Ensuring plans are received and checked
  • Dealing with complex or challenging situations and resolving smoothly


You will be proactive and thrive on working in a fast paced environment being able to think quickly and solve problems creatively whilst communicating professionally.  In addition, you will have strong organisational skills, being proficient in the use of MS Office, GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above in Maths and English, together with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to train. Experience working in transport and logistics is advantageous but not essential for this role.

Hours of work are Monday to Sunday on a 24/7 shift pattern working 12 hour shifts of 6am to 6pm or vice versa. Shifts are alternated i.e working a block of days or nights, with time off inbetween the pattern changes.

A friendly and forward thinking company to work for who place importance on in house training and development of their staff resulting in great career opportunities and progression.

If you are interested, please contact Deborah or Victoria on 07917 456472 to discuss further.

Elite Personnel Services Limited is an equal opportunities employer acting as an Employment Agency in the case of work-seekers for permanent positions, and as an Employment Business in the case of work-seekers for temporary positions and it is our policy to treat job applicants, employees and workers in the same way, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, age, race, ethnic origin or disability.


Job Features

Job CategoryTransport Controller
Job LevelFull-time
Job CodeEP5596
Salary£25,000 - £29,000 pa inc shift/attendance allowance
LocationHuddersfield, West Yorkshire

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