Transport Controller

Bredbury
Reference No: 12305

What's the role?

Providing the highest delivery quality to customers through monitoring and controlling all aspects of outbound transport. Controlling of freight costs ensuring productivity targets are met.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As the Transport Controller (Hilti GB and Ireland) you will manage the transport (3PL) services offered to Hilti customers to set service levels / KPI's, whilst controlling, driving delivery performance and overall net delivery service level to our customers. You will manage transportation costs to set budgets and the productivity KPI for Hilti GB & Ireland, taking responsibility for on-time detailed monthly invoice checks, reporting and claims.

You will iIdentify, launch and manage project initiatives supporting continuous improvement and facilitates across National/International departmental collaboration projects with Global Logistics, Customer Services, Sales, Repairs, Warehouse and Material Management. Handling and resolving customer complaint escalations you will seek sustainable customer solutions, while organising ad-hoc Transport service bookings as and when required.

We were proud to be voted #35 in the Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For in 2019 - our 13th consecutive year in the list.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • Educated to at least Degree Level
  • Previous Supply Chain experience
  • Proven IT experience, including SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical, reporting and interpretation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Availability to travel on business at certain times Nationally and Internationally as required
  • Desire to develop a career in Supply Chain outside of the Transport function
  • International mobility for longer term career progression outside of the UK

“You get a unique opportunity to experience all different functions of the supply chain – and, for many people, to do it overseas. We really encourage our teams to challenge the way things are done. If you can make a process simpler, do it, show us.”

- Fabrice, Head of Global Logistics Services

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