Traffic Operator

Jobs at Wm Armstrong Group

We are looking for a Traffic Operator to join the Wm Armstrong team at our busy depot in Uddingston, Glasgow. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing family business with a culture focused around its people.

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will work within the traffic planning team to ensure all deliveries and collections made within agreed KPI's and assist with traffic planning and co-ordination throughout the day as required.

Skills/Knowledge

  • Must have a confident / outgoing personality
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to “multi task”
  • Able to work in fast paced changing environment
  • Previous traffic office experience advantageous
  • Previous pallet network experience desirable
  • Must have good geographical knowledge of G / ML postcode areas
  • Must have good attention to detail
  • Must gave good Communication Skills
  • Must have experience in Microsoft outlook and Excel
  • Team Player
  • Good IT Skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the Palletforce network operation

Main Duties

  • Work with Planning team leader throughout day
  • Coordinate pallet deliveries and collection throughout day
  • Deal with drivers and any related queries as required throughout day
  • Speak to drivers on regular occasions throughout day
  • Check all timed deliveries have been made
  • Allocate collections throughout day
  • Ensure all freight back to depot on time for night trunks to leave
  • Communicate effectively with other departments internally
  • Work with other WMA departments, Palletforce Members and Network.
  • Promote good practice in maintaining high levels of Customer Service
  • You must comply with all health and safety rules and regulations regarding the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by your acts or omissions.
  • Undertake such other duties that are required from time to time commensurate with this position.


Hours: 45 hours p/wk (Monday to Friday) 0900 – 1830: 30 minute unpaid lunch break. Basic salary £18.7k

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £18,700.00 /year

Closing date: Thursday 13th December

How To Apply

Please email a recent copy of your CV along with a covering letter to hr@warmstrong.co.uk.
Alternatively you can post it to the address below:

Karen Bell, Payroll Manager,
Wm Armstrong Group,
Townfoot,
Longtown,
Carlisle CA6 5LY

Wm Armstrong Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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