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Allocator

Advertiser: AHG Refrigerated Logistics2.8889 out of 52.9 overall rating (27 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Jul 2020
Location
Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Production, Planning & Scheduling

Allocator

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, confectionary, meat, dairy and manufactured food products between all states of Australia.

A vacancy currently exists within our Prestons operations for an experienced Allocator to work Tuesday to Saturday 5am to 3pm. This position 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:

  • Achieve 100% DIFOT (Delivery In Full and On Time)
  • Ensure all freight is transported within correct temperature zones
  • Ensure all transport 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
  • Planning and scheduling of interstate vehicles
  • Using the company's transport management system to plan loads and create manifests 
  • Liaising with customer service personnel as well as directly with customers
  • Liaising with drivers regarding start and finish times as well as other queries
  • Manage drivers to ensure compliance with fatigue management and other company policies and procedures
  • Completion of daily reports

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 line haul services in the refrigerated transport industry or similar will be advantageous for any potential applicants.

If you are keen to further your career, or to take on a new challenge, we would like to hear from you.

To find out how you can help us continue providing a service promise to our customers that says we will be "On Temp…On Time" Please contact us via the links below.

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

Scotts Refrigerated Freightways

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, confectionary, meat, dairy and manufactured food products between all states of Australia.

A vacancy currently exists within our Prestons operations for an experienced Allocator to work Tuesday to Saturday 5am to 3pm. This position 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:

  • Achieve 100% DIFOT (Delivery In Full and On Time)
  • Ensure all freight is transported within correct temperature zones
  • Ensure all transport 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
  • Planning and scheduling of interstate vehicles
  • Using the company's transport management system to plan loads and create manifests 
  • Liaising with customer service personnel as well as directly with customers
  • Liaising with drivers regarding start and finish times as well as other queries
  • Manage drivers to ensure compliance with fatigue management and other company policies and procedures
  • Completion of daily reports

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 line haul services in the refrigerated transport industry or similar will be advantageous for any potential applicants.

If you are keen to further your career, or to take on a new challenge, we would like to hear from you.

To find out how you can help us continue providing a service promise to our customers that says we will be "On Temp…On Time" Please contact us via the links below.

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

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?
  • How many years' experience do you have in the logistics, freight & delivery services industry?

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