Allocator - Hire & Haulage

Allocation, coordination and management of truck haulage & tip sites, Organise resources for completion of hire and haulage jobs, Liaise with Subcontractors and Tip Sites.

This is a key role in our organisation and we are looking for someone with previous experience in contract cartage, civil projects, mining or major scale works.

Pink Plant Hire & Haulage is a successful earthmoving company built on the foundations of reliability, efficiency and professionalism. Based in Brisbane, we service all Queensland regions and interstate, offering a wide range of machinery and trucks to cover all aspects of earthmoving; from small domestic jobs to large scale bulk earthworks projects.

What sets us apart from the rest is our commitment to our staff.  We strive to attract and retain experienced personnel, to facilitate balanced growth and promote a culture of continuous improvement.  As a result, we have a strong core team of loyal, highly skilled employees who are focused on achieving successful outcomes.

We are based at our Larapinta office and you will be reporting to the General Manager.  This is a fast-paced role that requires complex problem solving and an ability to build and maintain long term relationships with stakeholders.   

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Planning and allocation of personnel and subcontractors in line with site requirements while ensuring maximum utilisation
  • Manage bookings, costs and documentation of subcontractor works
  • Review run sheets to confirm route, timelines, budgeted costs and compliance requirements
  • Liaise with new and existing subcontractors to coordinate hire & haulage works
  • Track & check works completed against Purchase orders and quotes
  • Liaise with Sales Representatives to coordinate truck hire requirements
  • Manage and maintain records of Hire and Haulage jobs, current subcontractors, tip site contacts
  • Forecast planning and scheduling of upcoming hire & haulage, tip sites and truck hire

To be successful in this position you must have:

  • Experience as a plant allocator, scheduler or similar role
  • Experience and capability in using Allocate 365, Excel, Word & GPS tracking software
  • Strong organisational skills and accurate management of digital and paper records
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate both professionally and casually with sales reps, subcontractors and tip site contacts
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and procedural requirements such as environmental management requirements, fire ant carrier movement restrictions, heavy vehicle national law and chain of responsibility
  • Relevant industry experience working in the construction and/or earthmoving, haulage, plant hire and sales
  • Ability to adapt quickly and coordinate works within tight deadlines
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills and attention to detail to identify discrepancies and ensure accuracy
  • Positive attitude and commitment towards safety.
  • Flexible with the ability to cross train in many disciplines across the business.

We are offering an attractive salary which will be reflective of your experience.  You will be working in a professional team dedicated to quality and successful outcomes.  The right person will be given all the necessary training and team support to ensure they succeed in their position.

Pink Plant Hire & Haulage is an affiliated company to Allroads. 

16/03/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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