Trade Waste Transport Coordinator, Glasgow

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and the north east of England from ten sites, the NWH Group’s vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On this journey to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Commercial & Industrial, Office, Leisure & Retail and Construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, we transport materials to our material recycling facilities where we produce and recover valuable products such as metals, cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding. 

The business is now ready for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances. We are recruiting to expand our team to deliver this growth. 

The NWH Group has strong family values and cultures which underpin the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business which puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other’s contributions and who always strive to deliver that local service whilst part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we may have the position for you. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trade Waste Transport Coordinator to join our team based in Glasgow. This role will be responsible for the coordination of the day-to-day logistics of the NWH Waste Services fleet of HGV Trade Waste bin drivers. The ideal candidate would have experience within a similar role, knowledge of Transport Legislation, and be a positive team player. It is essential to be competent in using the Microsoft Office packages and to be confident navigating online platforms e.g. tracker and work allocation systems.

This is a full-time position working approximately 11 hours per day Monday to Friday, with rotational Saturday working, offering a salary range between of £28,000 - £30,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Transport Coordinator Job Activities:

-          Communicate and allocate work with drivers as cost effectively and efficiently as possible

-          Leading a team of drivers in a positive proactive manner

-          Assist other transport co-ordinators in the logistics of their vehicles and drivers as required

-          Enforcing Health, Safety and Compliance requirements with drivers

-          Management of driving staff including recording of sickness, holidays and continuously reviewing driver performance

Transport Coordinator Knowledge and Skills Required:

-          Logistics industry experience

-          Tachograph and drivers’ hours regulations

-          Good geographical knowledge of Glasgow and the West       

-          Professionalism

-          Positive attitude

-          Team Player

-          Good communication skills

-          Ability to deal with challenging situations

To apply for the for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to or call 0333 320 4000.

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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