Reserve Traffic Office Admin / Yard Marshall / Control Operative - Midlands Super Hub (NN6 7GZ)

  • Job Reference: 313046
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Employer: Royal Mail Group
  • Website: https://jobs.royalmailgroup.com
  • Location: CRICK (NN6 7GZ), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

 

Reserve Traffic Office Administrator / Yard Marshall / Yard Control Operative - Midlands Super Hub (NN6 7GZ)
Job Reference: 313046
Location: Northampton  NN6 7GZ 
Job type: Permanent contract 
Hours:  38 hours per week, working various shifts Earlies, Lates or Nights, 5 days across Mon-Sun

Please note, following the commencement of your employment, you will have a chance to move onto a set duty on either the Early, Late or Night shift, these will be allocated based on seniority.

 

There has never been a more exciting time to join us! We are reinventing Royal Mail for the future and now is a perfect time to join us on that journey.

 

We are looking for Leave Reserves to cover the Traffic Office Administrator, Yard Marshall and Yard Control Operative duties at the Midlands Super Hub.

 

As a Traffic Office Administrator you will: 

  • Help maintain the quick, efficient & safe running of the Midlands Super Hub Transport Office

  • Working with a variety of systems including the BAT, Isotrack Management System (vehicle tracking) and the FTA, the system used to record our drivers' hours, is kept up to date and data correctly inputted daily in order to ensure that we comply with legislation.

  • Issuing of vehicle keys and logbooks and ensuring digital tacho cards are downloaded in line with Royal Mail policy.
    Debriefing all drivers with any unresolved issues to be passed onto shift manager.

  • Vehicle allocation and vehicle defect monitoring, liaising with the vehicle workshop as necessary

  • General office administration tasks as directed

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is necessary

 

As a Yard Marshall you will: be responsible for safety in the yard, liaising with drivers, trailer checks and coordinating vehicle movements with the Vehicle Operating Centre and the Flow room. Your duties will include:

 

    Communicating efficiently with on and off site drivers and dealing with any problems they should encounter whilst in the yard or Transport office
    Ensure Health & Safety site rules and Safe Systems of Work are being adhered to
    Confirming and ensuring trailers and vehicles are parked at their correct destination
    Dealing with driver queries and problems
    Performing trailer park brake and speed checks
    Dealing with ad hoc customer queries in the transport yard

 

As a Yard Control Operative you will: be based in the Transport Office primarily computer based. Your duties will include:

  • Working with a variety of systems including the BAT, Isotrack Management System (vehicle tracking) and C3 is kept up to date.

  • Issuing the correct trailers to drivers

  • Ensuring there are enough trailers in the yard to run the operation

  • General office administration tasks as directed

  • Good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is necessary

 

A bit about you

 

    Upbeat, independent and self-motivated
    Organised, punctual and ready to deliver great customer service
    Good communication and interpersonal skills
    Ability to maintain confidentiality, adapt and work under pressure to strict deadlines
    Administration and computer literacy skills 
    Happy to work outside in all weathers and takes pride in what you do
 

 

What we do for you

 

To deliver on our ambition we want the best and that's why we're delighted to offer market leading pay and benefits for our sector. For bringing your best and serving our customers with pride, you can expect to receive: 

 

    Pay monthly, hourly rate of £12.54p/hr
    Overtime 1.25x the normal hourly rate 
    22.5 days holiday, rising with length of service (pro-rata)
    Contributory pension scheme
    Lots of opportunity to develop a career
    Full uniform provided if you're on a contract of longer than three months
    Excellent parental leave policy
    Various discounts including high street vouchers, travel and attraction discounts, and savings on beauty products and gym membership

 

Time to apply

 

Ready to become a Reserve Traffic Office Administrator / Yard Marshall /  Yard Control Operative and deliver for the people in your local community? Hit the apply button now. If your application is successful, we'll invite you to an interview.