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Transport Scheduler

  • Job reference: 913593
  • Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Materials / Logistics / Stores
  • Date posted: 31/03/2017

We are currently looking to recruit a Transport Scheduler on behalf of our Melbourne based client.

The Transport Scheduler is accountable for executing the process of ordering and scheduling all light product deliveries in a prescribed area to retail and commercial customers, via proprietary or contract carriers, with an emphasis on customer service and cost management and truck productivity/utilization. They schedule deliveries for terminals and coordinate with distribution terminals, retail, and commercial marketing and contract carriers to optimize delivery service.
The operation is a central scheduling environment and shift work is required. The operation is 24X7 with most employees working a schedule of 4-10 hour shifts per week (day shift and night shift required).

* Schedules and prioritizes bulk product deliveries to service stations, bulk plants and commercial accounts for multiple terminal delivery areas
* Ensures that deliveries are in compliance with all safety and regulatory requirements
* Coordinates available equipment and manpower with appropriate terminals
* Prioritizes deliveries, optimizes company assets, and assigns least cost delivery option
* Initiates appropriate action to resolve truck/driver problems related to delivery
* Works with various groups to meet their delivery needs and resolve any problems that develop.

* Coordinates with Product Supply(Fuels Value Chain), Distribution Terminals, Marketing customers and contract carriers to optimize delivery service
* Considers all stakeholders when resolving issues and initiates appropriate actions to resolve issues related to delivery efficiency
* Schedules and prioritize deliveries to service stations, contract customers and/or commercial accounts, for multiple terminal delivery areas
* Ensures that deliveries are in compliance with all safety and regulatory requirements
* Determines/coordinates/communicates resource requirements (equipment and manpower) with appropriate Terminals
* Contacts approved carriers to schedule deliveries
* Prioritizes deliveries, optimize company assets, and assign least cost delivery option
* Monitors implementation of schedule and moves deliveries as required to avoid delivery disruptions
* Promotes customer satisfaction and service, handle disruptions
* Initiates appropriate actions to resolve truck/driver problems related to delivery
* Supports and communicate with marketing groups to meet their delivery needs, strategies, and resolve any problems which develop
* Focuses on delivery reliability and fleet optimization
* Provides upward feedback on scheduling process and work with peers to continuously improve process
* Handles phone calls for problem solving/resolution
* Prints appropriate reports from scheduling system, and scans and uploads as required to provide for reporting
* Maintains and prepares logs and reports as needed to track scheduling performance
* Other items related to scheduling operations

* Strong background and experience in transport related business and systems
* Understanding of and/or previous experience in Scheduling of light oil product deliveries
* PC skills to include entire Microsoft Office Suite, MapPoint, Access
* Excel capabilities are important, with demonstrated proficiency in functions such as v-lookups, pivot tables and data management tools.
* PC skills in Business Objects or Aspen (scheduling application) are a plus, as is experience working with databases and SQL
* Capable of querying and assembling data from multiple sources into a format which can provide meaningful business context.

Please apply or get in touch with reference number 913593 to discuss in more detail.