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  • Job reference: RMS0198112

Transport Scheduler

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/08/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
We are looking for an experienced Transport Scheduler to join a leading, global oil and gas operator. This position 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/utilisation.

Main responsibilities will see you schedule deliveries for various company terminals and coordinate with distribution terminals, retail, and commercial marketing and contract carriers to optimize delivery service. The company operation is a central scheduling environment and shift work will be required. The operation is non-stop twenty fours hours, seven days a week, with most employees working a schedule of four, ten hour shifts per week (Day shift and Night shift required). This role reports directly to Transport Team Lead and has no direct reports or management responsibilities day to day.

Schedules and prioritises bulk product (light oil) 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 Prioritises
deliveries, optimises company assets, and assigns least cost delivery option
Initiates appropriate action to resolve truck/driver problems related to delivery
Works with USPL, FVC, and Retail Marketing 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 optimise delivery service
Considers all stakeholders when resolving issues and initiates appropriate actions to resolve issues related to delivery efficiency
Schedules and prioritise 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. Prioritises deliveries, optimise 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 optimisation
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

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
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.
Must be a team player and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Customer service is essential, with the ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
Working conditions are in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Should be able to manage data and streamline into action.
Should be able to deal with ever changing environment.
Must think clearly under pressure.
Energetic and flexible.
Displays positive attitude.
Outward looking - looks for continuous improvement.
Proven past record of strong work ethic and outstanding performance

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferred experience in operational logistics and/or 24/7 environment.
Position requires a self-starter to work independently, without the benefit of direct supervision

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