Transport Allocator

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Solihull
  • Salary: £28,619.76 - 28,619.76 per year

Resource Management Solutions

Are you currently employed in a Logistics or automotive environment, seeking a career with greater opportunities? Do you possess a background in handling administrative tasks within a dynamic, high-paced setting?

RMS is collaborating with an exceptional automotive client and is in search of a Transport Allocator/Administrator to augment our existing team on a permanent basis in the Solihull area. In this role, you will play a crucial part in providing efficient and effective administrative support to our operations teams.

What we can offer you:

  • Annual salary of £28619.76pa 
  • Permanent annualised contract of 42 hours per week
  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Branded uniform & PPE provided

About the Role: 

As a Transport Allocator/Administrator, you will be responsible for ensuring the timely and effective dispatch of vehicles from the compound to the correct destinations, with a focus on ensuring all documentation is accurate. This is predominantly a office-based position located at Solihull however during busy times there may be occasions that you are required to support in the yard, locating and moving vehicles.

The duties will involve:

  • Issue documentation to drivers regarding load allocation
  • Ensure vehicles leaving site are accurately recorded on the electronic system
  • Dealing with queries raised relating to volume and allocation to delivery companies.
  • Liaise with appointed carriers on allocation of vehicles / loads required for the day and monitor load allocation throughout the day
  • Process / Restrict problem vehicles & Monitoring “late Vehicles”
  • Monitoring “late vehicles” throughout the day to ensure lead times are adhered to.
  • Delivering loads on D42 system as notified by the delivery companies
  • Update systems with vehicle location
  • Liaising with site on weekly and monthly forecasts
  • When required, support in the yard may be required. This can be carrying out vehicle movements within the compound

Pattern of work: Weekly shifts are rotating: 6am-2pm & 1pm-9pm. 

Flexibility is required as weekend work IS a requirement of the client as they manufacture vehicles 24/7, the shifts on a Saturday and Sunday are 6.00am to 6.00pm and staff predominantly work one of the days every other weekend. However, if we complete the daily volume early, we do send you home but you must be available for the full shift.

About you:

  • It is essential that all applicants hold a valid driver’s license with less than 6 penalty points & no DR offences within the last 10 years.
  • The Ideal applicant must have previous experience working within a fast-paced administrative environment
  • The Ideal applicant will have strong administration skills and is comfortable on various software’s including – Excel and word.
  • It would be advantageous for the ideal candidate to have a good understanding and working experience within Automotive/Logistics/ Distribution operations.
  • Experience with computer systems and data recording.
  • The Ideal applicant will have excellent organisation skills and be a strong communicator.

Do not Delay, Apply Today or Give us a call on 07710998987 or via email  for more information.

RMS is an equal opportunities employer and recruits and promotes employees on the basis of suitability for the job. If you are not contacted within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.



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