Transport Planner

Expiring today

Location
Newport
Salary
GBP18000 - GBP24000 per annum +
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
13851547/001
Contact
Sean Haggarty
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A national pallet network company is looking for a Transport Planner to join their team at their head office in Newport.

Client Details

Our client is a leading pallet network company who have a national outreach across the UK. As a direct result of their continued growth they are looking for a Transport Planner to join their team in Newport.

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;
  • 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 Newport
  • Previous experience with the Pallet Network industry

Job Offer

Salary:

  • £18,000 - £24,000 (dependant on experience)

Shift:

  • Monday to Friday

Hours:

  • Must be flexible to work morning (05:30-13:30) and backshift (11:00-19:00)