Company: Peterson
Skills: Operations Management
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Transport Controller

Temp Contract


Reports To: Operations Manager

Job Function

Accurately control all transport activity/movements for Peterson customers' requirements. Plan and co-ordinate cargo transport movements in accordance with legislative and operational requirements. Promoting a high level of safety awareness and culture giving guidance to the transport team and liaise with internal and external clients and stakeholders, ensuring customer expectations are met.

Roles and Responsibilities

Ensure safe-working practices at all times.· Participate in toolbox talks as and when required - ensuring all relevant personnel are fully aware of the job task prior to commencement of work.· Participate in weekly/monthly safety meetings promoting safety changes/culture within team. Active use of the Continual Improvement System to highlight any suggested improvements (Peterson or Client). Plan the most suitable, safe and efficient routes required taking into consideration, load sizes, priority, load times through attendance at the daily planning meetings. Plan the fleet maintenance scheduling in conjunction with the maintenance provider ensuring service levels are maintained throughout. Ensure drivers are aware of the correct documentation for all hazardous and non-hazardous cargoes in accordance with Company procedures. Participate in achieving personal and team objectives highlighting continuous personal training requirements. Creation of purchase orders within the Transport Department.· Comply with all relevant company work instructions and procedures for each job function. Suggest any improvements to improve service delivery and amend relevant work instructions. Ensure compliance of all Company and legislative standards as required by Company procedures. Complies to Level 1 of HSE Roles and Responsibilities Complies to Level 1 of Company Values and Behaviours Performance Measure

Delivery of key tasks and targets that are defined agreed and recorded each year. Actual performance will be reviewed against those targets set during the Employee Appraisal process including feedback from internal and external customers.


Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) Holder

Significant Transport Experience essential

Commercial Awareness

Dangerous Goods by Road Certificated (preferable)


Core Competencies

Communication - Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels within organisation.· Customer Focus - A commitment to providing a good customer service.

Personal Integrity - Builds trust and respect and maintains standards of honesty and integrity.· Team Working - Ability to work within a team and on own initiative.·

Reliability - Takes responsibility for personal performance.·

Results Orientation - Striving to improve or meet a standard of excellence.·

Commitment to Safety - Takes responsibility for both their own safety and that of their colleagues.


Company Values

Personal Responsibility - Taking responsibility for our actions is central to everything we do, whether honouring our promises or ensuring our safety. This can be demonstrated by taking personal responsibility for your actions. Building our leading HSE reputation.

Winning Partnerships - We value loyalty, listening to our clients, suppliers and colleagues, treating them with mutual respect, building consensus to succeed together. This can be demonstrated by building positive open relationships and treating equally to achieve best results.

Fair Gain - Our tradition is to support those with ambition and drive who seek new opportunities throughout our organisation. This can be demonstrated by building company wide cohesion and providing support for those looking to excel.

Applied Learning - We aim for operational excellence and high levels of commitment by seeking improvements in all that we do and how we do it. This can be demonstrated by building a track record of self-development. Applying that learning to deliver improved performance.

Effective insight - We use our deep industry knowledge and experience to develop our business for the benefit of our clients, colleagues and community. This can be demonstrated by mentoring others, sharing knowledge and experience. Always looking to improve our core offering.

Long View - We think like a family in generations, not quarters, fully aware of our role in adding to the Peterson reputation, over time. This can be demonstrated by making decisions based on the long term. Working collaboratively to maximise opportunities.

Change - Peterson (United Kingdom) Ltd reserves the right to amend or change the above to enable business needs to be met.


Since 1920 Peterson operates in many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals, from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass. We arrange thorough inspections and coordinate logistics. We can transport your goods safely by sea, on land or by air. We serve our clients with integrity and honesty, using our experience to guarantee high quality service. Together we are One Peterson.

Peterson offers safe, reliable and value added risk management and logistics solutions to the energy, shipping and agricultural industry globally from strategic locations. Additionally, we offer specialist activities including inspection and certification of a broad range of products. Founded in 1920, Peterson is non-stock listed and family-owned. Together with sister company Control Union we operate in over 70 countries worldwide.


Peterson operates across many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals and from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass, together we are One Peterson. We offer three core activities, namely quality assurance, integrated logistics and related activities. Related activities include recruitment, procurement, project and consultancy services.