Driving/Transport

Planning Manager  

DFDS

Warrington, Cheshire

Permanent

Senior Level

Driving/Transport

Planning Manager  

DFDS

Who are we… DFDS Logistics operates in over 20 countries inside Europe, using 3000 trailers, 3000 containers, 750 swap bodies and 300 trucks to ensure excellent customer service. People matter and we continuously seek to attract, develop and retain employees to enforce our position as an industry leader. The Role… We are looking for a dynamic, highly capable and self-motivated Planning Manager, for DFDS Logistics based in Warrington, The person should have sound commercial experience with a strong work ethic, having the ability to perform in a fast paced and diverse operation. This is an exciting position with the opportunity to work for a leading and forward thinking logistics company. You will be working closely with all internal departments and sub-contractors and be responsible for maximizing on time performance and KPI’s within your function. You will have relevant experience in a similar role, ideally with a background in operational management Responsibilities: Drive improvement towards delivering a first class service to our customers, ensuring all deliveries and collections are on time. Ensure all operational movements are completed professionally, on time and to the customer’s satisfaction – monitored through robust KPIs. Work closely with all department managers to communicate customer requirements back to the traffic team. Actively looking at cost and quality. Manage, monitor and develop staff in order to ensure a high performing team that can meet the customer requirements and operational demands. Develop, maintain and improve cost and performance KPI’s What we do for you… We offer you an interesting workplace and a key role in a growing international company. You will get to work with many different professional groups. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth. Interested… If you have exceptional logistics, operations and strategic capabilities, with a passion and drive for success in a fast-paced deadline driven environment please submit your CV and application in English by cicking 'APPLY' to submit for attention of Rebecca Bennett, HR Advisor, no later than 22nd September 2017 and preferably earlier, as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis.

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Warrington, Cheshire

Permanent

Jobs

Senior Level

Driving/Transport

Vehicle Collection and Delivery Driver  

BCA Logistics

Manchester M11

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Vehicle Collection and Delivery Driver  

BCA Logistics

BCA Logistics are proud to be the UK's number 1 provider of vehicle remarketing logistics services for the automotive sector. Working with some of the most prestigious brands within the industry including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Lex Auto Lease and many more, we offer a full range of services and solutions from vehicle inspections, collection and deliveries to vehicle demonstrations and refurbishment. Due to an exciting period of growth, we are looking to increase our network of Self Employed Vehicle Collection and Delivery Drivers throughout the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join! The Role Based from home, you will collect and deliver vehicles on trade plates from various locations anywhere within the UK. Collecting from dealers, private addresses, refurbishment centres, auction sites and blue chip companies your days will be varied and busy. You will be required to plan your own travel between drop off and collections by utilising public transport or through the resource of our large network of existing drivers. You will be trained on and issued with our latest hand held technology, which enables us to remotely allocate the jobs to be completed. It also allows the driver to upload vehicle appraisals whilst on site and update head office with their daily movements. You will meet with customers daily to collect/deliver the vehicle in person and therefore strong customer service skills are essential. The Candidate The successful candidate will be over the age of 23 and have held a UK Licence for more than 5 years You should have no more than 6 points on your licence (and have no serious existing convictions i.e. IN10, DR10, TT99) Off road parking is essential .i.e. garage/driveway at the address your licence is registered to (An allocated space is needed for those times you may take a vehicle home overnight) You can commit to work a minimum of 3 consecutive days per week including a Monday or Friday Enthusiastic and motivated. You have the aptitude to work alone and deal with a multitude of situations The Benefits Industry competitive rates of pay 2 day In-house induction A dedicated team to allocate your work load and provide day to day driver support Flexible Working Hours (Full and Part Time available) With BCA Logistics you are in safe, expert hands, every year we inspect or move over 1,000,000 vehicles and we pride ourselves in our customer relationships and our record of achievement. We Look Forward to Hearing from You!

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Manchester M11

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

HGV Driver  

A Plant

Manchester

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

HGV Driver  

A Plant

As the UK's leading equipment rental company with over 165 Service Centres nationwide and 3,600 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to our 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times. If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!! Please note applications via agencies will not be considered. Location: North West & Cumbria Job overview A HGV Driver is required to join the UK's leading hire equipment organisation. We form part of Ashtead Group which is a FTSE 100 and can offer excellent training opportunities with great scope for progression, supporting you throughout your career. Roles and responsibilities You will be responsible for the delivery and collection of plant hire equipment, adhering to all health and safety guidelines. You may be required to demonstrate the item’s operation to customers, so training to a good standard of knowledge of all A Plant’s equipment will be given. The completion of any relevant checks and related administration when delivering and collecting equipment. You will be responsible for ensuring that all Company vehicles are driven safely, professionally and within the law at all times. As the public face of A Plant you will be well presented, communicate professionally with customers on site and promote the positive image of the business You will comply with current H&S legislation and Company specific health, safety and environmental policies and procedures. Skills required It is essential that you have good communication skills with the ability to influence and represent the Company in a positive manner. You will be a fully competent driver with a clean driving licence. You will be numerate, articulate and have immaculate attention to detail. It would be highly desirable if you are an experienced, hands-on candidate and hold the relevant qualifications including IOSH, First Aid, CSCS Class 1 / 2 Benefits In return, we can offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, life assurance and inclusion into the Company pension scheme.

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Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Team Leader  

Alternative Futures Group Ltd

Manchester

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Team Leader  

Alternative Futures Group Ltd

We are currently looking to recruit two Team Leaders in the Greater Manchester area, working 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis. You will have a good understanding of mental health issues and learning disabilities Main purpose of the role:- - To lead and direct a team in developing and delivering person centred service. - Manage resources to successfully deliver service user and contract outcomes. - To develop staff skills and knowledge in delivering high quality services that are designed and delivered to meet the needs of individuals. - To apply the tools of person centred planning, review and team development - Embed a quality assurance framework at a service level, living out our Values - To ensure that staff develop positive relationships with service users and they actively support individual outcomes - Work with the team to deliver what is important to the people they support and what they want for the future - To keep the people supported and those important to them central in the planning and review of their service - Demonstrating the principles of person centred practices - Acting as a positive role model and coach to the team. Responsibilities common to all Managers - To uphold the vision and mission of Alternative Futures Group Ltd. - To comply with Alternative Futures Group Ltd policies, procedures and code of practice - To travel within the operational business area of Alternative Futures Group Ltd - To work flexibly to meet the changing needs of the business Required Skills and Experience NVQ level 3 in Management ( or equivalent) Driver essential for this role AFG provide 24 hour support so you will be required to work flexibly over 7 days including on call You will have experience of leading a team or teams. You will have experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges. You will have experience of working with people with autism and complex behaviours. Salary and Benefits Salary - £24,000 per annum We offer excellent team working opportunities and you will be working within these teams linked to a service for supervision. As a key member of our team, you will be offered the opportunity to learn and develop during your time at AFG. Where applicable, speciality training will be given in areas such as dementia, autism and epilepsy. AFG promotes a lifestyle benefit scheme which provides you and your family with real savings on day to day purchases and leisure activities. The scheme is specially designed to fit with your home and family life, and offers a wide range of discounts that are unavailable on the high street; ranging from gift vouchers, hotels, holidays, gym memberships, car insurance and much more. About Us Alternative Futures Group is a charitable company providing support, care, specialist services and accommodation for people with learning disabilities and /or mental health challenges. We focus on providing high quality, cost effective, person-centred services which deliver the right outcomes for service users enabling them to be in control of their own lives and achieve their individual hopes and aspirations. Please be aware that these posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure for the successful applicants, costs will be met by Alternative Futures Group Ltd. Next Steps To apply for this position please contact Julie Blain on 0151 482 4140 or email [email protected] to request an Application Form, quoting vacancy reference number V-15-4063

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Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Station Control Assistant  

Network Rail

Manchester Piccadilly

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Station Control Assistant  

Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. We’re making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. We do it all for our customers. That means everyone from commuters to train and freight operating companies. Passionate about great service, we take care to understand their needs, listen to their comments, and fulfil all our promises. Together, we’re making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you’ll grow along with us. All kinds of people rely on Network Rail to provide an exceptional experience at train stations – from commuters, to train and freight operating companies. They all expect a high quality, safe and secure station environment, with access to all the information required to enjoy a pleasant journey. And they all deserve the highest standards of customer service. Brief Description Controlling station systems and providing all kinds of information to all kinds of people, you will be more than a source of knowledge. You’ll play a part in ensuring great customer experiences and safer travel. About the role (External) You’ll play a central role in the day-to-day running of a station. We’ll expect you to monitor and control the station systems and provide all kinds of important information. Station users will rely on you for updates on train and station services, as well as safety and security information, via our information systems. Train operating companies and station staff will benefit from your updates on potential disruptions to services. You’ll also liaise with our Signalling Centres. All of which means you’ll be instrumental to great customer experiences and a safer railway. Essential Criteria · A track record of providing excellent customer service · The ability to write and speak English fluently, with a clear and concise speaking voice · Experience of considering and prioritising complex information when under pressure · Experience of working effectively as part of a team · Meet the required benchmark for application screening questions · Must meet required online testing benchmark Desirable Criteria · Understanding of train operating companies services and UK railway geography How To Apply- External Salary: £18,396 per annum Closing date: 20th September 2017 How to apply: Please click ‘apply now’ to apply We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes. Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre –employment vetting. BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee’s unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting. Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, membership or non-membership of trade union, social class or any other irrelevant factor. We are committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are two ticks accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

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Manchester Piccadilly

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Planning Manager  

DFDS

Warrington, Cheshire

Permanent

Senior Level

Driving/Transport

Planning Manager  

DFDS

Who are we… DFDS Logistics operates in over 20 countries inside Europe, using 3000 trailers, 3000 containers, 750 swap bodies and 300 trucks to ensure excellent customer service. People matter and we continuously seek to attract, develop and retain employees to enforce our position as an industry leader. The Role… We are looking for a dynamic, highly capable and self-motivated Planning Manager, for DFDS Logistics based in Warrington, The person should have sound commercial experience with a strong work ethic, having the ability to perform in a fast paced and diverse operation. This is an exciting position with the opportunity to work for a leading and forward thinking logistics company. You will be working closely with all internal departments and sub-contractors and be responsible for maximizing on time performance and KPI’s within your function. You will have relevant experience in a similar role, ideally with a background in operational management Responsibilities: Drive improvement towards delivering a first class service to our customers, ensuring all deliveries and collections are on time. Ensure all operational movements are completed professionally, on time and to the customer’s satisfaction – monitored through robust KPIs. Work closely with all department managers to communicate customer requirements back to the traffic team. Actively looking at cost and quality. Manage, monitor and develop staff in order to ensure a high performing team that can meet the customer requirements and operational demands. Develop, maintain and improve cost and performance KPI’s What we do for you… We offer you an interesting workplace and a key role in a growing international company. You will get to work with many different professional groups. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth. Interested… If you have exceptional logistics, operations and strategic capabilities, with a passion and drive for success in a fast-paced deadline driven environment please submit your CV and application in English by cicking 'APPLY' to submit for attention of Rebecca Bennett, HR Advisor, no later than 22nd September 2017 and preferably earlier, as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis.

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Warrington, Cheshire

Permanent

Jobs

Senior Level

Driving/Transport

Vehicle Collection and Delivery Driver  

BCA Logistics

Manchester M11

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Vehicle Collection and Delivery Driver  

BCA Logistics

BCA Logistics are proud to be the UK's number 1 provider of vehicle remarketing logistics services for the automotive sector. Working with some of the most prestigious brands within the industry including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Lex Auto Lease and many more, we offer a full range of services and solutions from vehicle inspections, collection and deliveries to vehicle demonstrations and refurbishment. Due to an exciting period of growth, we are looking to increase our network of Self Employed Vehicle Collection and Delivery Drivers throughout the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join! The Role Based from home, you will collect and deliver vehicles on trade plates from various locations anywhere within the UK. Collecting from dealers, private addresses, refurbishment centres, auction sites and blue chip companies your days will be varied and busy. You will be required to plan your own travel between drop off and collections by utilising public transport or through the resource of our large network of existing drivers. You will be trained on and issued with our latest hand held technology, which enables us to remotely allocate the jobs to be completed. It also allows the driver to upload vehicle appraisals whilst on site and update head office with their daily movements. You will meet with customers daily to collect/deliver the vehicle in person and therefore strong customer service skills are essential. The Candidate The successful candidate will be over the age of 23 and have held a UK Licence for more than 5 years You should have no more than 6 points on your licence (and have no serious existing convictions i.e. IN10, DR10, TT99) Off road parking is essential .i.e. garage/driveway at the address your licence is registered to (An allocated space is needed for those times you may take a vehicle home overnight) You can commit to work a minimum of 3 consecutive days per week including a Monday or Friday Enthusiastic and motivated. You have the aptitude to work alone and deal with a multitude of situations The Benefits Industry competitive rates of pay 2 day In-house induction A dedicated team to allocate your work load and provide day to day driver support Flexible Working Hours (Full and Part Time available) With BCA Logistics you are in safe, expert hands, every year we inspect or move over 1,000,000 vehicles and we pride ourselves in our customer relationships and our record of achievement. We Look Forward to Hearing from You!

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Manchester M11

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

HGV Driver  

A Plant

Manchester

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

HGV Driver  

A Plant

As the UK's leading equipment rental company with over 165 Service Centres nationwide and 3,600 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to our 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times. If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!! Please note applications via agencies will not be considered. Location: North West & Cumbria Job overview A HGV Driver is required to join the UK's leading hire equipment organisation. We form part of Ashtead Group which is a FTSE 100 and can offer excellent training opportunities with great scope for progression, supporting you throughout your career. Roles and responsibilities You will be responsible for the delivery and collection of plant hire equipment, adhering to all health and safety guidelines. You may be required to demonstrate the item’s operation to customers, so training to a good standard of knowledge of all A Plant’s equipment will be given. The completion of any relevant checks and related administration when delivering and collecting equipment. You will be responsible for ensuring that all Company vehicles are driven safely, professionally and within the law at all times. As the public face of A Plant you will be well presented, communicate professionally with customers on site and promote the positive image of the business You will comply with current H&S legislation and Company specific health, safety and environmental policies and procedures. Skills required It is essential that you have good communication skills with the ability to influence and represent the Company in a positive manner. You will be a fully competent driver with a clean driving licence. You will be numerate, articulate and have immaculate attention to detail. It would be highly desirable if you are an experienced, hands-on candidate and hold the relevant qualifications including IOSH, First Aid, CSCS Class 1 / 2 Benefits In return, we can offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, life assurance and inclusion into the Company pension scheme.

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Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Team Leader  

Alternative Futures Group Ltd

Manchester

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Team Leader  

Alternative Futures Group Ltd

We are currently looking to recruit two Team Leaders in the Greater Manchester area, working 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis. You will have a good understanding of mental health issues and learning disabilities Main purpose of the role:- - To lead and direct a team in developing and delivering person centred service. - Manage resources to successfully deliver service user and contract outcomes. - To develop staff skills and knowledge in delivering high quality services that are designed and delivered to meet the needs of individuals. - To apply the tools of person centred planning, review and team development - Embed a quality assurance framework at a service level, living out our Values - To ensure that staff develop positive relationships with service users and they actively support individual outcomes - Work with the team to deliver what is important to the people they support and what they want for the future - To keep the people supported and those important to them central in the planning and review of their service - Demonstrating the principles of person centred practices - Acting as a positive role model and coach to the team. Responsibilities common to all Managers - To uphold the vision and mission of Alternative Futures Group Ltd. - To comply with Alternative Futures Group Ltd policies, procedures and code of practice - To travel within the operational business area of Alternative Futures Group Ltd - To work flexibly to meet the changing needs of the business Required Skills and Experience NVQ level 3 in Management ( or equivalent) Driver essential for this role AFG provide 24 hour support so you will be required to work flexibly over 7 days including on call You will have experience of leading a team or teams. You will have experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges. You will have experience of working with people with autism and complex behaviours. Salary and Benefits Salary - £24,000 per annum We offer excellent team working opportunities and you will be working within these teams linked to a service for supervision. As a key member of our team, you will be offered the opportunity to learn and develop during your time at AFG. Where applicable, speciality training will be given in areas such as dementia, autism and epilepsy. AFG promotes a lifestyle benefit scheme which provides you and your family with real savings on day to day purchases and leisure activities. The scheme is specially designed to fit with your home and family life, and offers a wide range of discounts that are unavailable on the high street; ranging from gift vouchers, hotels, holidays, gym memberships, car insurance and much more. About Us Alternative Futures Group is a charitable company providing support, care, specialist services and accommodation for people with learning disabilities and /or mental health challenges. We focus on providing high quality, cost effective, person-centred services which deliver the right outcomes for service users enabling them to be in control of their own lives and achieve their individual hopes and aspirations. Please be aware that these posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure for the successful applicants, costs will be met by Alternative Futures Group Ltd. Next Steps To apply for this position please contact Julie Blain on 0151 482 4140 or email [email protected] to request an Application Form, quoting vacancy reference number V-15-4063

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Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Station Control Assistant  

Network Rail

Manchester Piccadilly

Permanent

Mid Level

Driving/Transport

Station Control Assistant  

Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. We’re making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. We do it all for our customers. That means everyone from commuters to train and freight operating companies. Passionate about great service, we take care to understand their needs, listen to their comments, and fulfil all our promises. Together, we’re making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you’ll grow along with us. All kinds of people rely on Network Rail to provide an exceptional experience at train stations – from commuters, to train and freight operating companies. They all expect a high quality, safe and secure station environment, with access to all the information required to enjoy a pleasant journey. And they all deserve the highest standards of customer service. Brief Description Controlling station systems and providing all kinds of information to all kinds of people, you will be more than a source of knowledge. You’ll play a part in ensuring great customer experiences and safer travel. About the role (External) You’ll play a central role in the day-to-day running of a station. We’ll expect you to monitor and control the station systems and provide all kinds of important information. Station users will rely on you for updates on train and station services, as well as safety and security information, via our information systems. Train operating companies and station staff will benefit from your updates on potential disruptions to services. You’ll also liaise with our Signalling Centres. All of which means you’ll be instrumental to great customer experiences and a safer railway. Essential Criteria · A track record of providing excellent customer service · The ability to write and speak English fluently, with a clear and concise speaking voice · Experience of considering and prioritising complex information when under pressure · Experience of working effectively as part of a team · Meet the required benchmark for application screening questions · Must meet required online testing benchmark Desirable Criteria · Understanding of train operating companies services and UK railway geography How To Apply- External Salary: £18,396 per annum Closing date: 20th September 2017 How to apply: Please click ‘apply now’ to apply We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes. Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre –employment vetting. BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee’s unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting. Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, membership or non-membership of trade union, social class or any other irrelevant factor. We are committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are two ticks accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

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Manchester Piccadilly

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level