Platform Resourcing Limited
February 2, 2021
Newport, United Kingdom
Job Type


Platform Resourcing are working with a well established Transport firm in Newport to recruit for a Route Scheduler to join their expanding team.

Hours of Work

  • 40 hrs per week – Office hours Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00

Salary and Benefits

  • £25,000 p/a plus
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including Bank Holiday - after 5 years' service an additional 5 days entitlement
  • Discount at our MOT's for their private cars
Role and Responsibilities:
  • The ability to build timetables as per the requirements of the Operations Team and register them with the Traffic Commissioning office
  • To build vehicle and crew schedules in line with industry rules and regulations, such as Drivers Hours, and company union agreements
  • To maximise the efficiency of staff and vehicles within the schedules
  • Competently and consistently completes all required Operational documentation and other related paperwork fully and accurately with as much detail as is required
  • Ensure Health & Safety, Local Authority and Fire Inspector visit procedures are understood and adhered to
  • Complete reports relating to operational hours and scheduled hours, correctly distributing them to the relevant organisations and company personnel
  • Collating all paperwork from the Operations Control Office and ensuring all items are input into the Driver Allocation System
  • Ensuring drivers payroll files are closed and passed to payroll in good time before the weekly pay deadline
  • Ensure traffic records are maintained to a high standard
  • First line of contact for payroll queries and to liaise with Control Office and Payroll clerk to close all queries
  • Allocating new staff onto duty lines, giving them their new schedules
  • Ensuring the allocation of holidays are input into the system and are kept up to date on an annual basis
  • Exhibits excellent customer service and complaint handling skills
  • Keeping the Operations Manager informed of any possible problems
Essential Skills:
  • Scheduling/ planning experience within a transport environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of liaising with drivers
  • Rota/ shift allocation experience
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Experience of inputting timesheets/ timesheet allocation
  • Confident and able to talk to people at all levels
  • Good problem solver
  • I.T. Literate
  • Friendly office, so cheerful and motivated disposition

If this role sounds ideal for you, please apply immediately by sending your CV across. If you would like any further information, please feel free to call the Newport branch of Platform Resourcing on 01633 415305.

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By applying for this position, you are giving consent for Platform Resourcing Limited to contact you regarding this vacancy and to discuss potential opportunities that would be seen to be in both parties’ interest for the explicit reason of assisting you to find work. Your details will not be passed on to any prospective employer/s without your prior consent. Platform Resourcing will not share any of your details with any third parties unless deemed suitable by you as the applicant/data subject.

The above is a general overview and should not be used as a comprehensive list of Platform Resourcing Limited’s commitments. You can find more information on how we handle your data please see our Data Protection and General Data Protection Policy within our policies page on our company website. If you have any questions, please call before applying.

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