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Transport Coordinator

  • Sector: Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Contact: Michael O'Brien
  • Contact Email:
  • Job Ref: 17848

We are partnering with a leading distribution organisation who are looking to bring in a Transport Coordinator in a newly created role that will support the Depot Manager on a permanent basis. Based onsite in East Cork. You will get to work with an award-winning Transport Company with an excellent reputation in the industry, winner of Employer of the Year and Transport Company of the Year in the Irish Logistics and Transport Awards. Your main responsibility will be the scheduling a team of drivers and associated fleet movements. Working hours are 9am – 5.30pm (Monday- Friday) and a half day every second Saturday. Interviews to take place shortly so please get in touch for more information.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling the team in line with rosters, routes and customer requirements
  • Input data to transport planning system
  • Plan driver working hours in line with driving hours legislation
  • Liaise with the team and customer in relation to deliveries or issues with deliveries
  • Allocate vehicles to drivers for inclusion in daily planning activities
  • Plan loads in line with customer requirements
  • Ensure thorough and successful training of new and existing drivers
  • Delivery related administration

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Experience in load planning within a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent geographical knowledge
  • Highly organised
  • Motivated and reliable
  • Ability to multi-task while performing under pressure
  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt in a changing environment

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Additional annual leave linked to service

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.