Dispatcher

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have a requirement for a plant & Transport dispatcher to work out of our Leeds office. The plant and transport department deal with all vehicle related enquiries. They administer the fuel card system as well as providing procurement support for the North region.

Main Responsibility

The Dispatcher will manage key stakeholder expectations associated with the reception and utilisation of Plant, Equipment and Vehicles required by the business. Accurate scheduling and dispatching of Plant, Equipment and Vehicles using

E-Dispatch system to ensure the safe, efficient and timely support of operational delivery to meet contract commitments whilst ensuring compliance with all Quality Procedures and Safe Working Practices. All works will be completed in accordance with Legislative Obligation, Safe Working Practices and Client Expectations whilst encouraging lean and innovative thinking.

Performing within financial tolerances, in respect of contract revenue, expenditure and budgets in line with operational forecasts. Driving cost efficiency and asset utilisation taking ownership of fleet and equipment assets - both owned & hired.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will ideally have a number of years previous experience in a similar or equivalent role, with a suitable logistics / dispatching qualification and training course attendance.

Package Description

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

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