PalletLine Manager

PalletLine Manager

AKW Global Logistics are recruiting a PalletLine Manager based at their Trafford Park site.

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Trafford Park (M17)

Key purpose of job: Manage all aspects of the Pallet-Line desk operation.

Main responsibilities:

  • Contrado dashboard management - all messages and finance to be keep on top of and up to date.
  • Service failures dealt with according to Pallet-Line procedures.
  • Central billing / financials / un-invoiced jobs monitor / assist message board Pallet-Line imports ensure pods scanned on by 1200 for previous day drivers PDA usage - DCS monitor overall network performance mentor duties.
  • Ensure the P400 ETA’s are up to date.
  • Morning discrepancies must be completed at the start of each shift (not received or damages)
  • P400 trunk requirements to be set up and communicated.
  • Non-scanned report for any trunks to be communicated.
  • Print col labels.
  • Upload customer delivery notes into TMS.
  • Manual closures to be completed by the end of each shift.
  • General traffic duties.
  • To supervise traffic planners to ensure all deliveries/collections are completed and any delays/failures are communicated in a timely fashion and recorded correctly
  • To ensure planned 2nd runs are allocated/loaded to give sufficient time to be completed
  • To complete mentor duties by agreed deadlines including the documenting of any meetings required
  • Support team members
  • Communicate any issues that could compromise our service
  • Complete weekly costings for agency usage
  • Tachograph system management


  • Produce and send weekly KPI reports
  • Produce and send weekly agency costings
  • Assist traffic operations as and when required
  • Assist fleet department as and when required
  • Carry out any other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by management.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary and relevant to my role, as assigned by my Line Manager

Core competencies:

  • Works as an effective member of the team
  • Attend and contribute appropriately to formal and informal team meetings
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, suppliers and customers in a timely fashion
  • Positively influence the improvement of the service provided
  • Implement all relevant company policies
  • Work with awareness of H&S, Fire & Equal opportunities regulations
  • Lead and advise on areas of own technical expertise
  • Apply knowledge and experience to positively influence operational decision making
  • Consistently demonstrate high levels of commercial awareness
  • Demonstrate good use of leadership and delegation skills
  • Able to work alone on own initiative and/or as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of all current transport legislation


We are an equal opportunities employer whom encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV with any relevant experience listed, to [email protected] or apply online here.

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