Transport Operator

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience. During this time we have become a leading provider of container related services in the UK. We are currently recruiting for a Transport Operator to join our night team in Cannock. This busy and challenging role is crucial to the efficient running of the operation and requires someone who is able to multi task effectively. The role is 50 hours per week Monday : Friday, worked on a rotating shift pattern from 15:00 : 06:00. The main responsibilities of the role are:

• Ensure the day to night and night to day transport operation runs smoothly and in line with the transport plan
• Timely and accurate dispatch of drivers and vehicles
• Ensure customer satisfaction targets are exceeded
• Continually monitor adherence to driver legislation
• Actively seek continuous improvement in all processes and procedures
• Conduct driver briefing and debriefing ensuring concerns and issues are handled promptly and without any unreasonable delay
• Work in synergy with the yard operation, coordinating accurate trailer set-ups and depot departure
• Drive compliance through regular reviews and communication
• Support and maintain health and safety. Conduct yard tours, educate drivers and other employees, carry out briefings/tool box talks
• Actively engage with the driver group, promoting inclusive working and encouraging two way dialogue

Our ideal candidate will:

• Have previous office based transport operations experience
• Hold a National and or/International CPC qualification or be actively working towards it
• Have excellent IT skills
• Have experience working with transport planning systems
• Have excellent relationship building skills
• Have a full understanding of driver legislation
• Be able to prioritise whilst working well under pressure
• Be able to make key decisions
• Have excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to talk to people at all levels
• Have good geographical knowledge

In return you will receive a competitive salary, with 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays. You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience. For further information on what Pentalver can offer you take a look at the careers section of our website at

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 06 September 2017.

CVs from agencies will not be accepted. Pentalver reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the stated closing date should a large volume of applications be received.


  • £28,000 per annum, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, life assurance, on site parking


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