At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.   

We are currently looking for a Transport Co-Ordinator to join our team in Solihull, Birmingham. 

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

As a Transport Co-Ordinator, you will form part of a team that are critical to the delivery of a professional distribution service to our customers, devising a schedule that accounts for the needs of the customer, optimisation of the plant network and most cost-effective use of the vehicle fleet. Duties will include:

  • Contribute to the success of the team by providing the best offer for our customers, enhancing their experience promoting Tarmac as the supplier of choice.
  • Effectively plan and schedule the programme of works ensuring timely delivery of orders against agreed timeframes with the customers whilst optimising cost through effective truck utilisation.
  • Making decisions on optimum fleet numbers, transfers & requirement for hired trucks using all necessary data
  • Manage hired haulage cost through understanding Owner Driver earnings vs cost of hiring externally/transferring trucks
  • Monitoring real time progress of scheduled orders
  • Liaison with plants to ensure raw materials are in place to meet the forecast order and delivery schedule
  • Provide customers with progress information of deliveries, in particular immediate notification of late loads

As the Transport Co-Ordinator you will ideally posses:

  • Ability to effectively operate a varied range of IT systems
  • Previous experience of working in a scheduling or distribution environment is preferred
  • Background in operating distribution and or scheduling systems

Salary: Competitive
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Job Reference: tarmac/TP/115/2251