Hilton Haulage Limited is a leading transport and logistics company based in the Canterbury region. With over 480 employees, the company provides an array of transport and storage solutions to a wide range of industries and business sectors, providing a great environment to develop your career.
An opportunity has arisen within our Dairy Transport operation for a Dispatcher / Scheduler to join our Oceania Dairy based team.
This position is based in Glenavy, North Otago and reports to the Transport Manager- Otago & Southland Dairy.
The successful Dispatcher / Scheduler will assist with the day to day running of operations; this includes scheduling trucks, overseeing drivers’ workloads, responding to driver queries and working with Oceania and their suppliers to ensure a smooth milk collection process.
The ideal candidate will have previous dispatching and / or scheduling experience. They will be a self-starter, tech savvy, confident in making decisions and show the resilience needed to operate effectively within the busy transport industry.
While the majority of this role is office based supervisory and dispatch duties there may be a requirement to cover driving duties where required, therefore it is preferable that you hold a Class 5 license.
This is a full-time permanent position which is predominantly day shift, however there is a need to be responsive outside of regular business hours.
It is anticipated that the regular days of work for this position will be Tuesday to Saturday. As this is a 24 / 7 operation, there is also a need for the successful candidate to show flexibility.
On offer is the opportunity to join a successful and growing company where your efforts will be recognised. The successful applicant will enjoy a competitive remuneration package including Medical Insurance after 12 months service.
Excellent long-term career prospects are available for those who are driven and committed.