Fleet Controller

Logical Executive Solutions

Career opportunity to join one of Australia's largest, privately owned 3PL transport and warehousing company's, great opportunities await.

  • 5 am start, 10 Hour Shift
  • Wharf/Container Delivery Experience Required
  • Located at the Port of Melbourne
One of Australia’s leading privately owned Port Logistics has established itself in all major seaboard ports across Australia.  There is now a full-time permanent opportunity for an experienced Fleet Controller/Transport Allocator to join their busy team.
This position is based in West Melbourne and you will be working in a well established transport team reporting to the Transport Manager. The primary objective of the Fleet Controller/Transport Allocator is to be responsible for the allocation and scheduling of all fleet, ensuring strict delivery deadlines are adhered to.  Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Prioritising fleet workloads;
  • Ensuring the fleet operates efficiently at all times to minimise costs and time lost;
  • Maintaining service levels to clients;
  • Ensuring clients are kept informed of any delays;
  • Ensuring compliance with Fatigue and Mass Management and COR;
The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in the wharf/container sector and have an understanding of the terminology used around the wharf.  The ability to step up into a management role when required is also highly desirable.  The following skills and experience will also assist in a successful application:
  • Prior experience with managing a fleet of trucks for container deliveries is necessary;
  • Experience with container movements, collections from the wharf and delivery to client;
  • Sound computer skills - Systems Maximas and Container Chain not essential, experience would however be desirable;
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment;
  • Due to the location of the office a car and drivers licence is necessary;
In return a generous salary package is on offer and the opportunity to progress your transport career. If you are interested in this position and you believe you can add value to this role then please apply now. If you require further information, please contact Caroline Taylor at Logical Executive Solutions on (03) 8620 2807.