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Supply Chain Operator Level 2 Apprentice BCA FLEET SOLUTIONS 2 LIMITED

The post holder is responsible for the allocation of work to Drivers within the region in which they operate, planning and liaising with them regarding the loads they are given.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £193.50

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, occasional weekend working when required

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001766646

  • Positions

    1 available

 

The post holder’s key responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

 

  • Looking after the Driver Allocation for the specific region
  • To ensure the liaison between the transport function and the yard functions is maintained and there is a smooth flow of communication.
  • Co-ordinating the most efficient use of drivers within the wider team, in order to achieve total driver utilisation.
  • Maximising drivers available hours whilst staying, at all times, within drivers hours legislation.
  • Monitoring and managing driver performance against expectations and challenge inefficiencies or poor practices.
  • Observing driver adherence to best practice through the use of internal vehicle tracking systems.
  • Highlighting any productivity concerns to the Allocation Team Leader.
  • Updating the helpdesk team on any likely failed or late deliveries/collections.
  • Co-ordinating with the handling agent at collection delivery points to resolve any issues to minimise driver delays.
  • Ensure daily communication with drivers takes place to confirm workload expectations and achievement timescales.
  • Planning all drivers workloads and ensuring scheduled maintenance is met in line with company requirements.
  • Routing the drivers in a way that minimises any empty mileage.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably assigned to you.

 

 

                                                       


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

IT Literate. 

Personal qualities

Good communication skills, eager to learn, develop and progress.

Desired qualifications

English and Maths GCSE’s (at Grade 4 or C) or equivalent preferred but not essential

Future prospects

Become part of the transport planning team in your specific region, within the largest automotive logistics business within the UK. As part of the BCA Group there are many opportunities for progression in a fast paced and exciting workplace.


About the employer

We are the UK’s number one provider of vehicle movement services for the automotive sector. Our services cover:

  • Bulk delivery for:
  • OEMs – Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Auctions
  • BCAL
  • WeBuyAnyCar
  • Cinch
  • Rental/Fleet Companies

Employer

BCA FLEET SOLUTIONS 2 LIMITED

Address

Redgate Lane

Manchester

M12 4RX

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Training

Training provider

VALKYRIE SUPPORT SERVICES LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Valkyrie Support Services Ltd

Contact

Emma Humphreys 01889 566263 emmahumphreys@vsslearning.co.uk

The successful candidate will receive onsite training to gain the skills required for the job role and will be visited onsite regularly by a Valkyrie tutor in order to achieve the Supply Chain Operator Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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