Jobs & Careers | Plant Hire | Lynch

Transport Administrator

Required in: Rushden, Northamptonshire

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 and impact on tomorrows future.

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

Reporting Lines:
You will report into the Transport Manager at the Midlands Depot.

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.
  • Manage the day to day compliance of the department alongside instructions as set out by the Transport Manager. Ensuring the Drivers follow EU/Domestics Hours regulations.
  • Keep systems updated with driver holidays and absence.
  • 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.

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
  • Strong PC Literacy including Word & Excel

Why work for Lynch?
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 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 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.

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
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.