Transport Planning Manager

5 days left

Location
Northampton
Salary
GBP37000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
25 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Sep 2017
Ref
13853710/001
Contact
Tom Newell
Specialist Area
Operations
Job Level
Manager, Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for a strategic transport planning manager role for a 3PL based in Northampton.

Client Details

Our client is a leading and growing 3PL with their main operations based in Northampton. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the business while it is growing.

Description

As Transport Planning Manager you will be responsible for leading a team of planners and taking a strategic view of the bulk and radial transport operations. With a fleet of 150 vehicles, this business has peaks in volumes and utilises subcontractors. Through system based planning and analysis this role will be looking for opportunities to optimise the network, gain efficiency's and look for opportunities to maximise back hauls. The transport planning manager will analyse the network and look at cost and late deliveries and work for a more effective plan.

Profile

A successful Transport planning manager will have ideally had experience as a transport planner and or transport operations. Ideally you will have experience in optimising networks and vehicle utilisation.

  • System experience in Paragon or DPS would be beneficial.
  • CPC qualification would also be beneficial, but not necessary.

Job Offer

£37,000 -40,000 + excellent benefits package