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Dock Office Operatives- Sun- Thursday Nights

Luton, Bedfordshire, England

£10.50 - 10.50 per hour


Newstaff Employment Services are looking to recruit a Dock Office Operative working Sunday- Thursday night shifts in the Transport Office for their client based in Luton who are a very busy logistics company.

The hours are 22:00-07:00 and for a successful candidate this is a temp to perm position so after 13 weeks the role will be offered on a permanent basis with a salary of £25,293 being offered.

Purpose - To assist the efficient operation of the Transport Office


  • Compile paperwork to driver's manifests/trunks
  • Issue paperwork to drivers
  • Aware of route planning techniques and processes
  • Build loads and plan routes and effectively communicate outcomes to all relevant people
  • Readily adjust plans to take account of exceptional or unforeseen circumstances; accepts feedback from others on effectiveness of plans made
  • Re-plan loads as required when notified of vehicle breakdowns or none attendance of drivers

Driver Debrief

  • Ensure all discrepancies, pallet variances, over's, shortages, damages, rejections are all recorded, reported (with CDR to CS)
  • Ensure trunking summaries are completed as necessary


  • Ensure Tacho/Digi Cards are scanned, down loaded and with a brief visual check for major discrepancies or missing driver/vehicle data

Resource Allocation

  • Aware of processes and priorities associated with resource allocation
  • Report defects and re-allocate fleet as dictated by the night operation


  • Aware of different equipment & processes used to communicate with drivers, customers and company colleagues
  • Competent to operate all communication equipment necessary for the job role and fully conversant with relevant communication processes and associated timescales

Damaged Goods Procedures

  • Aware of company procedures around damaged goods and incomplete consignments
  • Take decisions on appropriate action to deal with damaged goods and incomplete consignments

Knowledge of Legislation

  • Aware of relevant legislation applicable to Traffic Office
  • Working knowledge of driver's hours and RTD legislation, referring to source material or asking advice when necessary
  • Give advice and guidance to others on road transport legislation

Handling Paperwork

  • Aware of documentation associated with Traffic Office
  • Identify documents requiring action and refer to others as appropriate
  • Give advice and guidance to others on action required by particular documents

Record Keeping

  • Keeping records of trailer temperatures, timings, trailer numbers
  • Aware of the need to keep records of tachographs, driving licences, fault reports, vehicle service records and official vehicle documentation

Ensuring Other's Compliance

  • Aware of Traffic Office role in ensuring company employee's compliance with legal obligations
  • Aware of processes and procedures around fault and accident reporting
  • Aware of communication processes and procedures between traffic office and workshop

Fuel Management

  • Aware of issues around fuel consumption and potential cost saving opportunities

Any Other Relevant Duties

  • Assist in other areas of the operation when required

Should you be interested in this role, please send your CV to #########

Posted 16 days ago

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