Vacancies

TDX, a major supplier of design services, prototype samples and tooling to the Thermoformed packaging industry, is looking to recruit the following personnel to join our highly motivated team.

Transport Co-ordinator

You will have gained experience planning and co-ordinating HGV’s and be conversant with the working time directive, driver rules and regulations and be CPC qualified (Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence).

This is a new role within the organisation and will suit a transport professional capable of developing our logistics function further in terms of systems, structure, cost reduction and transport efficiency.

Duties:

  • Shipping – Liaising with sales and production planning and organising external and in-house transport to deliver to customers.
  • Customer liaison – To book in and schedule deliveries and collections.
  • Management of goods-in to our warehouse liaising with the Warehouse Manager and collating all associated paperwork such as supplier delivery notes.
  • Admin – All administration and paperwork such as packing lists, delivery notes, supplier delivery notes associated with outgoing and incoming deliveries.
  • Raising and issuing of purchase orders in line with customer return loads and purchase requisitions raised for raw materials.
  • Continuous improvement of systems and structure of the logistics department and identification of ways to improve the efficiency of our transport operation and reduce overall cost.

Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Ability to learn and use Microsoft NAV ERP system
  • An ability to work accurately and methodically under pressure.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Ability to work as part of a close-knit team – sales/planning co-ordinator, Supply Chain Manager, Operations Director, Warehouse Manager, Shift Supervisors.
  • General and ad-hoc duties as and when required

Conditions of Employment

Hours of Work

Normal hours of work are 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm, with a 30-minute unpaid break each day.

Holiday Entitlement

20 days during a complete holiday year plus Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day per year for each completed year or service at the 1st January, up to a maximum of 25 days per year at 5 or more years of completed service. Employees are required to keep up to 5 days of their holiday to cover the Christmas and New Year holiday period. For part years of service entitlement will be calculated as 1/12th of the annual entitlement for each completed month of service during that holiday year.

Pension Scheme

All employees are automatically enrolled into the company pension scheme after having completed 3 months service and providing they have attained the age of 22 years, in line with the government regulations under auto enrolment. A 2% contribution is paid by the company and the employee is required to contribute 1%. Contributions are based upon basic salary only.

Probationary period

6 months. Employment is subject the completion of a Medical History Form.

Salary Scale

Negotiable dependent on experience.

An excellent salary and working conditions are on offer for the successful candidate. Interested applicants should apply in the first instance by e-mailing a current CV and covering letter to Mark Prinn, Managing Director

Please apply in writing to:
Mark Prinn, Managing Director
TDX,
3 Princes Park,
Princesway North,
Team Valley Trading Estate 
Gateshead,
Tyne & Wear,
NE11 0NF.

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