Distribution Coordinator
Ortolan
Telford, Shropshire, England
1d ago

Distribution Coordinator Full time, permanent position

Breedon are currently seeking a Distribution Coordinator to co-ordinate ready-mixed concrete deliveries in a busy market.

You will be based at our Leaton office near Telford, Shropshire.

The key accountabilities of the role are :

  • Telephone and email contact to and from customers
  • Timely response to customers' enquiries, queries and complaints in an efficient and professional manner
  • Proactive planning and tracking orders to completion
  • Cost effective dispatch planning (shipping) of all customer orders through active liaison with commercial, operations and transport teams
  • Scheduling and rescheduling orders whilst utilising haulage fleet effectively
  • Compiling and maintaining accurate records as required
  • Communicating effectively with commercial and production teams and also haulage partners
  • Specific support to the pre-planning of major contracts or schemes in terms of production and transport capacity planning
  • Identifying and contributing to managing your own personal development in collaboration with your line manager
  • The key skills required for this role are :

  • Excellent IT Knowledge
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and work to a high level of accuracy
  • Good geographical knowledge of the region and road networks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A good eye for detail with excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a small team
  • Be calm and adaptable in a fast changing environment
  • Be able to work on own initiative, but also to take direction when required
  • We are looking for a professional, experienced Shipper who can demonstrate knowledge of road haulage. You will be an excellent communicator and be a proactive self-starter who can build effective relationships both with colleagues and customers.

    Previous experience working in ready mix concrete markets is desirable though not essential as training will be given. A good familiarity of the local geography is desirable.

    The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company's zero harm culture.

    A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension and life assurance.

    Contract type - PermanentSalary - CompetitiveClosing date for applications - 27th November, 2020

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