Transport Controller

  • Job Reference: 107371
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: £20,000
  • Sector: Administration, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title -  Transport Controller

Salary - Circa £20,000 plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location - Hortonwood 60, Telford, TF1 7AD

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday


What you’ll do

The Transport Controller will be responsible to ensure the traffic office and vehicles are running efficiently and in a cost-effective manner. The Transport Controller will ensure employees are adhering to the Veolia policies and maintaining a safe environment whilst promoting Veolia Behavioural Skills. You will ensure Veolia are compliant with Driver Tachograph management and provide training on infringements to allow continuous improvement.

The Transport Controller will ensure full compliance with Defect Reporting System and ensure all records for compliance for the drivers and vehicles are maintained within FTA and in line with the Fleet manual. You will download all digital tachograph cards and complete any accident reports, carrying out full investigations and logging them on Rivo.

The Transport Controller will assist in checking the planning and ensuring the routes are efficient and ensuring smooth customer service. You will carry out driver daily checks on a monthly basis and assisting in the development of any training that is required to enable a greater skill level for all drivers. You will produce a monthly stock check for the Business Manager to ensure we can provide to the customers.

The experience you will need


  • Effective communication skills

  • Basic numeracy and literacy

  • Geographical knowledge

  • IT skills

  • A team player

  • Flexible


  • IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health)

  • Experience within the waste/service industry

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • The option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes 

  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays 

Where you’ll work 

You will be working in a new modern open plan building purpose built-in 2018 to house the Commercial Depot.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.