Transport Planner

Location
Bristol
Salary
GBP27000 - GBP32000 per annum +
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Ref
13848326/001
Contact
Sean Haggarty
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A national food-service company is looking for a Transport Planner to join their professional outfit in Bristol.

Client Details

Our client is an industry leader within food-service storage and distribution. As a direct result of their growth and continued success, they are looking for a Transport Planner to join their professional team.

Description

Duties of the Transport Planner will include:

  • Responsibilities for routing vehicles within a fast paced, multi-drop environment;
  • Planning vehicles, ensuring all consignments have driver cover and that incoming consignments are covered;
  • Ensuring maximum profitability of each given route;
  • Managing the departure times of trunks to the required schedule;
  • Confidently liaising with Drivers when briefing and de-briefing them;
  • Pre-plan work for allocation and loading.

Profile

Essential:

  • Previous Transport Planning experience with the Paragon transport planning system;
  • Geographical knowledge of the Bristol and surrounding area;
  • Computer literate on all Microsoft Applications;
  • Flexible in regards to shift pattern;
  • Confident telephone manner and customer service skills.

Desirable:

  • Reside locally to Bristol

Job Offer

Shift:

  • Monday to Friday (must be flexible)

Hours:

  • Must be flexible to work morning, backshift and nightshift rotas

Salary:

  • £27,000 - £32,000 (dependant on experience)