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Looking for a new challenge...Join our excellent Transport team to help manage and deliver to our Customers on time


Location: Coalville 

Working hours: 40 hours a week, night shift,  with some flexibility required due to the nature of the role

Position Type: Full Time, Permanent 

Company Values      

  • Honesty 
  • Transparency 
  • Commitment 
  • Mutually Beneficial Relationships 
  • Sustainability 
  • Innovation

Key Partners   


  • Operations Director
  • Transport Manager
  • Operations Management Team
  • Head of Group QHSE & Maintenance
  • Group Fleet Manager

Key Activities   

  • Manage traffic planning for Drivers
  • Ensure Compliance with WTD and Tachograph regulations
  • Maintain operational relationships with members and all customers
  • Manage and improve team productivity

Core Values   

  • Finding solutions and helping others to solve problems in a positive and productive way
  • Help create an engaged workforce
  • Providing expert advice and guidance
  • The ability to prioritise one’s workload and prioritise demands
  • Provide quality service to all internal/external customers

Key Customers      

  • Functional Managers
  • HR Manager
  • Other Advisors (HR & H&S)
  • Members/ Depots
  • External Agencies i.e. sub-contractors

Key Resources   

  • External Professional Resources
  • Policies & Procedures
  • RHA Website
  • Microlise Telematics system

Customer Relationships, Service & Delivery   

  • Timely, Professional and Accurate Responses
  • Deliver on Promises
  • Regular Communication Updates

Strengths, Skills and Competencies     

  • Integrity, professional & people focused
  • Ability to Work Well Independently and as Part of a Team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confident to problem solve and make decisions
  • regular knowledge of WTD

Key Deliverables and how you capture value    

  • Feedback from Customers 
  • KPI outcomes

 Role Specific Responsibilities 

  • Managing & Controlling Drivers & Depot Staff
  • Proactively Manage the HSE requirements along with the Transport Legislation
  • Ensure the Depot complies with licence requirements
  • Provide and monitor information for Monthly & Quarterly KPI’s
  • Ensure the operation complies with the Road Traffic Act
  • Ensure compliance with Working Time Directive and Tachograph regulations
  • Manage the traffic planning to maximise efficiencies within the depot
  • Develop and implement operational plans for your area of responsibility
  • Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility
  • To maintain current operational relationships with members of the network ensuring that problems are resolved
  • Collating and checking daily revenues for the transport department
  • Make an effective contribution to the business
  • Contribute to the provision of customer service
  • Maintain Health and Safety in Day Operations ensuring all team members comply with regulations
  • Manage your own resources and professional development
  • Any other task as and when required


If you are interested in the role please can you send your CV and cover letter to Aiden Morris (amorris@pallex.co.uk) and HR (Recruitment@pallex.co.uk)

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE - We work with a carefully selected set of recruitment agencies, and we are not looking to add to our approved supplier list at this time.