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Transport Assistant

Job Location: Ashford, although may be required to work elsewhere

Job Status: Permanent (Full-time)

Job Career Level: Experienced (Non-manager)

Job Salary: £14,500.00 per year

Job Reference code: ASH/TA/2

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm

Reporting to: Depot Manager

Liaising with: Company-wide from Directors and Divisional Managers through to all levels of staff

Profile

  • Manage the delivery of planned and reactive services to industrial, commercial and domestic customers in accordance with established quality procedures.
  • Receive service requests verbally or electronically, providing advice and prices to customers, and coordinate the relevant resources to meet agreed timescales.
  • Plan and schedule labour, vehicles and plant on a daily and weekly basis allowing flexibility to accommodate emergency responses / changes to the works programme.
  • Ensure H&S and environmental compliance of operations including the preparation of risk and method statements, and the inspection and maintenance of plant.
  • Use standard and in-house software for a range of tasks including job management and costing as well as reporting and administration.
  • Manage day to day issues arising from the supervision of field teams including providing advice and instructions, attendance and timekeeping, sickness and other absence, authorisation of overtime, coaching, welfare, disciplinary matters and the identification of training needs.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed correctly by the drivers and submitted on time.
  • Liaise with and assist generally other sections in the Company in the delivery of operational and administrative services to internal and external customers.
  • Perform tasks at all times in accordance with H&S and statutory procedures having regard also to the Company’s quality management system.

Experience

  • Management of staff and fleet resources.
  • Experience within the water industry or environmental sector would be desirable.
  • IT literate, and in particular familiar with Microsoft Office.
  • Dealing with customers professionally.

Skills/Attributes

  • Good communicator, able to provide clear oral and written advice to field teams and management as required.
  • Organising and planning skills to ensure work programmes are established and followed.
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Reliable, responsible, numerate and commercially aware.
  • Receptive to training and new ways of working.
  • Work consistently to high standards of quality, health and safety.

General

  • A zero tolerance alcohol and drug abuse policy applies.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email including your CV and covering letter to hr@mtscleansing.co.uk or download, complete and return our application pack below.

You can also send your completed application pack to: MTS Cleansing Services Ltd, Stanley House, Anthonys Way, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4NF.

No agencies or advertising companies please.

Download application pack

Why choose MTS?

  • 24/7 Reliability 01634 250326

    There is always someone to take your call - Our field service teams operate round the clock every day of the year.
  • Rapid response

    With hub depots throughout the region, we operate a highly flexible scheduling system. We instruct our nearest available tracked field service for the quickest response.
  • Competent first time fix

    Our fully qualified and experienced teams use high performance equipment to fix problems first time with no need for back up resources or second visits. We ensure the optimum solution for your needs.
  • Extensive range of waste solutions

    Our waste management services are available for both individual jobs and more complex packaged solutions. We offer a one-stop shop whatever your requirements and we are continuing to expand our range of services through innovation and investment.
  • Experienced and qualified team

    All management and staff receive full training and are qualified to demanding industry standards in their specialised disciplines. MTS invests in its people and, with low staff turnover, retains a considerable depth of experience to ensure Customers receive the best service. Email our team today at salesteam@mtscleansing.co.uk
  • Full QUENSH management systems

    MTS operates an integrated management system comprising the individual accreditations for ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environment) and 18001 (Health and Safety). Certified and regularly audited for compliance by BSI Customers are assured of rigorous processes and procedures supporting front line service delivery
  • Trusted service provider

    MTS is entrusted by major water companies across Southern and South East England to work safely to the highest performance standards under stringent environmental and financial control. Rail, airport and highway agencies similarly demand safe and secure services from MTS for the maintenance of critical infrastructure with minimum risk to the travelling public

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