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Logistics Officer x3 Required Edinburgh

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Logistics Officer x3 Required Edinburgh Unit 2 Washington Court, 6 Washington Lane Scotland EH11 2HA Peace Recruitment >GBP Negotiable depending on experience RM15 Temporary Construction 23/09/2019

Peace Recruitment are looking for 3 logistic officers to work on a large construction project in Edinburgh.

Purpose of role:

The primary purpose of the role is to ensure local businesses can continue to operate as normal during the delivery of the project. In addition, successful canddiates must deliver excellent levels of customer service to all stakeholders, including members of the public, near the allocated section of works.

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm

(Hours may change on occasion to suit operational requirements)

This is an ongoing, temporary contract for the duration of the project. 

Key areas of responsibility and the deliverable's expected:

  • The key area of responsibility will be to engage with the public, business representatives and delivery drivers.  To act as a customer service/way finding officer for members of the public, assisting people to navigate the traffic management and site boundary.
  • Attend and receive regular briefings to maintain detailed knowledge of construction plans affecting local businesses adjacent to their geographic area of work.
  • To aid deliveries to local businesses and, where necessary, receive goods from delivery drivers, temporarily store and subsequently deliver goods to business premises, keeping an accurate record of goods in transit.
  • Be a point of contact and a source of information to members of the public, businesses and delivery drivers, keeping a record of key discussions and complaints/compliments received.
  • Watching and banking delivery vehicle, ensuring safe access and egress.
  • Offer support to members of the public and local businesses in a proactive manner, anticipating and taking steps to resolve potential issues before they happen.
  • Act in compliance with safe working practices.
  • Convey the organisation’s culture and identity.

Successful candidates will be trained on the below tickets:

  • Manual handling
  • Traffic Marshall (banksman)
  • Customer service

Required soft skills and competencies

  • Helpful and polite
  • Good communication skills
  • Team work
  • Punctual
  • Negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK and be able to provide two previous employment references.

To apply for this job please call Rachel Murdoch on 01315163329 alternatively you can apply online.

We work across all of Scotland and are currently supporting our clients on numerous other sites, we are always looking for skilled and reliable people who are “on the tools”.

Peace Recruitment is a construction only recruitment agency based in Edinburgh providing expert knowledge to the built environment. We have a number of years’ experience within the construction industry with our main aim to provide service over sales to both our candidates and our clients.

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