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Allocator 5x4

Advertiser: Scott's Refrigerated Freightways3.5 out of 53.5 overall rating (13 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Sept 2019
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Production, Planning & Scheduling
Allocator 5x4
 

AHG Refrigerated Logistics inclusive of Rand Transport, JAT Refrigerated, Scott's Refrigerated and Harris Refrigerated is a national service provider specialising in refrigerated freight using road and intermodal transport services. We move high value, temperature controlled and refrigerated fresh produce, confectionery, meat, dairy and manufactured food products between all states of Australia.

A vacancy currently exists within our Morningside operations for two experienced Allocators on a PM 5x4 roster. These positions will play a critical role in the effectiveness and efficiency of our business' operations. 

Key functions of the role will be to coordinate the loading, planning and utilisation of freight, drivers and equipment. Key performance measures include (but are not limited to) optimum utilisation, and on time departures.

Using your great coordination capabilities, you will ensure that freight is despatched within specified time frames and within temperature tolerances. Using the Fleet Management System (FMS) you will ensure that all operational activities are updated, recorded and reconciled into the FMS.

The successful applicant will embrace the opportunity to be accountable for the following:

  • Allocations of Linehaul Loads all directions  (Load Planning )
  • Dispatching Loads, Sign outs, weighbridge
  • Receiving calls and assisting with Drivers and Linehaul Movements across the PM Shift (Looking after any Truck / Fridge Breakdowns by Leasing with workshops and contractors)
  • Reporting and following up on any freight delays to Cliental, Customer service, Managers and all other appropriate staff.
  • Assisting PM Local by tracking all incoming Linehaul Loads
  • Assist with ensuring On road Compliance is maintained - Incident reporting
  • Ensure all freight is transported within correct temperature zones and operations comply with WHS and HACCP policies
  • Ensure all transport operations comply with Chain of responsibility, fatigue and Mass Management legislation
  • Ensure all reporting functions are completed each day and on time
  • Liaising with customer service personnel as well as directly with customers
  • Manage drivers to ensure compliance with fatigue management and other company policies and procedures

In this role you will need to have:

  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar role within road transport 
  • Knowledge of fatigue laws, or a willingness to learn 
  • Knowledge of axle mass limits, or a willingness to learn
  • A strong understanding of sensitive freight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Excellent organisational and time management skills with an unwavering attention to detail 
  • Knowledge of truck/trailer sizes and weight capabilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • A positive "can-do" attitude 
  • The ability to think quickly

Previous experience in coordinating local and interstate linehaul services in the refrigerated transport industry or similar will be advantageous for any potential applicants.

Please note only short listed applicants will be notified of progress.

Successful applicants will be subject to Drug and Alcohol testing 

AHG Refrigerated Logistics inclusive of Rand Transport, JAT Refrigerated, Scott's Refrigerated and Harris Refrigerated is a national service provider specialising in refrigerated freight using road and intermodal transport services. We move high value, temperature controlled and refrigerated fresh produce, confectionery, meat, dairy and manufactured food products between all states of Australia.

A vacancy currently exists within our Morningside operations for two experienced Allocators on a PM 5x4 roster. These positions will play a critical role in the effectiveness and efficiency of our business' operations. 

Key functions of the role will be to coordinate the loading, planning and utilisation of freight, drivers and equipment. Key performance measures include (but are not limited to) optimum utilisation, and on time departures.

Using your great coordination capabilities, you will ensure that freight is despatched within specified time frames and within temperature tolerances. Using the Fleet Management System (FMS) you will ensure that all operational activities are updated, recorded and reconciled into the FMS.

The successful applicant will embrace the opportunity to be accountable for the following:

  • Allocations of Linehaul Loads all directions  (Load Planning )
  • Dispatching Loads, Sign outs, weighbridge
  • Receiving calls and assisting with Drivers and Linehaul Movements across the PM Shift (Looking after any Truck / Fridge Breakdowns by Leasing with workshops and contractors)
  • Reporting and following up on any freight delays to Cliental, Customer service, Managers and all other appropriate staff.
  • Assisting PM Local by tracking all incoming Linehaul Loads
  • Assist with ensuring On road Compliance is maintained - Incident reporting
  • Ensure all freight is transported within correct temperature zones and operations comply with WHS and HACCP policies
  • Ensure all transport operations comply with Chain of responsibility, fatigue and Mass Management legislation
  • Ensure all reporting functions are completed each day and on time
  • Liaising with customer service personnel as well as directly with customers
  • Manage drivers to ensure compliance with fatigue management and other company policies and procedures

In this role you will need to have:

  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar role within road transport 
  • Knowledge of fatigue laws, or a willingness to learn 
  • Knowledge of axle mass limits, or a willingness to learn
  • A strong understanding of sensitive freight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Excellent organisational and time management skills with an unwavering attention to detail 
  • Knowledge of truck/trailer sizes and weight capabilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • A positive "can-do" attitude 
  • The ability to think quickly

Previous experience in coordinating local and interstate linehaul services in the refrigerated transport industry or similar will be advantageous for any potential applicants.

Please note only short listed applicants will be notified of progress.

Successful applicants will be subject to Drug and Alcohol testing 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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