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Transport Administrator

Required in: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Join our team and help our customers to build Britain's Infrastructure 

Purpose: Support the Transport Team with meeting strict deadlines and general administrative support 

As a key influencer across the Lynch team this role will help implement and embed the company vision and behaviours across all that we do. Our vision is about 'being the best' at all that we do and enabling our great people to be the best they can be. To achieve this, we need to focus on delivering the highest service and focusing on getting things 'right first time', to support this we need to attract the best people who share our values for success and our passion for making an impact on tomorrows future. 

This role is vital for ensuring our behaviours become real and are prioritised to enable our success: 

CAN DO - It's our positive attitude that achieves our can-do approach. We work together as one team to deliver solutions to our challenges. 

PASSION - We achieve right first time by having pride and enthusiasm. Being passionate empowers us to deliver an industry leading service to our customers. 

ONE TEAM - We put the success of the team ahead of any personal gain. By communicating effectively, we support our colleagues and exceed our customers' expectations. 

RESPECT - We trust and respect our colleagues, and our customers. We have integrity and create inclusive environments creating a healthy, safe, and fun workplace. 

Reporting Lines: You will report into the Transport Manager 

Focus areas of the role: The success of the role will be measured against the effective implementation of the following focus areas: 

  • Effectively plan and distribute work as required. 
  • Raise all movement orders for Plant machinery, ensuring movement orders are in place prior to delivery of the products that fall within STGO. 
  • Keep systems updated with driver holidays and sickness. 
  • Raise order numbers for parts / labour to local suppliers, under authority from Transport Manager, Depot Manager or Head of Transport. 
  • Assist the Transport Manager to plan all vehicle inspections, or compliance events. 
  • Ensure that the department administration is completed, checked and filed as required. 
  • Improve the standards across the transport department. 
  • Ensure health and safety requirements are met across the department with improvement where possible. 
  • Identify and report potential department savings where possible. 
  • Supply Payroll with weekly timesheets for all drivers within your department. 
  • HS2 site bookings 
  • Daily ETA phone calls to customers 

Success enablers: To be successful in this role you will need the following skills, behaviours, and abilities: 

  • Be a team player with the willingness to succeed 
  • Have good organisational skills 
  • Be able to build relationships with work colleagues, customers and suppliers 
  • Excellent attention to detail, friendly and helpful nature 
  • Proactive and enthusiastic 

Education & Qualifications/Experience 

  • Strong PC Literacy including Word & Excel 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
  • Basic knowledge of Plant 

Why work for Lynch?

We have a really exciting future here at Lynch and our expectations are very high, we believe in providing the highest standards of customer service, with a focus on getting things 'right first time' and we are really excited to meet the best people who have the skills and passion to help us achieve our full potential, thank you. 

What's our why:

We have the potential to impact the world we live in, and we plan to make that impact a positive one for all who work for and with us. 

Our culture

Welcome to our family, we really appreciate you taking the time to consider joining our amazing team. Our people are at the heart of our business, and you will be a vital member to help us continue to grow and develop as a business. 

We are passionate about making the construction industry the career of choice and we will do this by creating the greatest people experience here at Lynch, which results in better performance for our customers, our society, and our planet. 

As a family-owned business we pride ourselves on our inclusive environments that drive fun, wellbeing, and high performance across all that we do. You really are joining a family and not just a business.

Equal Opportunities We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Flexible Working You are welcome to ask about flexibility at interview stage.

Reasonable Adjustments Please contact us if you need any adjustments during the recruitment process.