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VACANCY –  Transport coordinator

 

SIS Group is a world leading group of companies in the manufacture of artificial grass and in the design, construction, installation and maintenance of synthetic and natural sports pitches throughout the UK and overseas.   This includes an exciting innovative product – SISGRASS, a hybrid of natural grass and artificial turf stitching.

SIS has experienced unprecedented growth over the last five years and a high level of business development and expansion is planned for the future, particularly with the SISGRASS product.  With an expanding portfolio of UK, European and overseas clients, particularly within the educational and sports sectors, SIS is seeking a SISGRASS Transport Coordinator.

This role will encompass planning transport and arranging transport documentation for in-excess of fifty projects a year being completed all around the globe.  The work will be home based, where your skills, administration and planning will lead to hybrid sports pitch installations at high prestige sports venues across the world.

The successful candidate shall be experienced in transport administration / co-ordination with the relevant technical skills, although training shall be given on current processes. You shall be highly organized with sound experience in logistics, resource planning and co-ordination; with a passion and commitment to the delivery of a high-quality service.  Excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills are required with an ability to solve problems, think creatively, often under pressure.  A thorough knowledge of transport documentation us a must.  The ability to think ahead and plan accordingly is critical.

Full details of the role, person specification and benefits can be found in ‘Careers’ on the SIS website at:

www.sispitches.com/about-us/careers/

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA FOR APPLICANTS
 

Selection Area

 

Essential/

Desirable

 

Selection Competency/ Quality

 

Education/ Qualifications:

 

Essential

 

GCSE in Mathematics and English or equivalent

 

Desirable

 

HND, degree or equivalent in relevant discipline e.g., Transport/Logistics/Project Management

 

 

Experience:

 

Essential

 

Minimum of 2 years’ experience with multi-modal Freight

Proven experience of preparing shipment documentation (Invoices, Packing Lists, ATA Carnets etc)

 

Desirable

 

Experience arranging the import/export of machinery and materials from the EU to the UK and further afield.

 

Knowledge/ Skills:

 

Essential

 

Highly organized with excellent planning skills and ability to prioritize own tasks;

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with ability to communicate at different skill levels including reporting to clients as well as site supervisors, including non-English speaking personnel;

Ability to solve problems and make decisions, thinking creatively, often under pressure;

Excellent IT skills, particularly in the use of Excel, Word and e-mail systems;

Desirable Ability to speak other languages.

Previous experience using Salesforce & Dropbox

 

Behaviours:

 

 

Essential

 

Positive attitude – hard-working & responsible,

 

Calm under pressure especially during stressful periods of peak business activity;

 

Self-motivated identifying opportunities rather than challenges; problem-solver;

 

Task-oriented team player – providing support to achieve a common goal;

 

Flexible and adaptive to change;

 

Ability to take instruction and execute efficiently and effectively.

 

 

Desirable

 

Ÿ  Desire to develop within the company business;

 

If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the application form, in full, which can also be found on this site and return to recruitment@sispitches.com no later than 4pm on Wednesday 1st December 2021.
Please note that interviews may be held during week commencing 6th December 2021.
We are expecting a high level of response to this vacancy.  We will consider all applications but will only be able to respond to those to be invited to interview.  If you do not hear from us by Wednesday 15th December 2021, you will not have been successful on this occasion and we would thank you for the interest you have shown in the company.

No agencies please

How to apply

Please fill our Application Form and send to:

HR Department
SIS Group Ltd
Glasson Ind Est,
Maryport,
CA15 8NT

or by email to recruitment@sispitches.com

SIS Pitches is an equal opportunities employer and no eligible candidate will be excluded on the grounds of age, gender, race, disability, religion or belief, sex or
sexual orientation.