Transport Planner

West Yorkshire
GBP25000 - GBP30000 per annum +
09 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Lauren Turton
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client requires an experienced CPC qualified Transport Planner to join their operation during an exciting period of growth. In summary you will be responsible for:

  • Scheduling and planning routes and ensuring route optimisation and effective use of all company vehicles
  • Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislation and procedures at all time

Client Details

Leading manufacturing business based in West Yorkshire requires a CPC Qualified Transport Planner to join their operation based in West Yorkshire.


Key Duties:

  • To answer queries and enquiries from both external customers and internal communications
  • To ensure the transport department support the business objectives of delivering a quality product on time every time
  • To develop and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • To strengthen client relationships and ensure the successful continuance of business operations
  • To communicate with customers about issues or queries and support the resolution of such
  • To communicate essential department requirements and objectives to reporting team
  • To be responsible for the overall planning of the Transport Operation
  • To oversee Transport Operations by being readily available to provide support and assistance where necessary and/or instructed
  • To work to improve the working environment and business processes of Transport Operations
  • Profile

    To be considered you must be able to demonstrate:

    • Previous experience of working as a Transport Planner with the CPC qualification
    • Good knowledge of the UK road network
    • Good knowledge of the Road eye system
    • The ability and knowledge to run the company operator's license
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders
    • Excellent organisational and planning skills
    • Focus on the delivery of a quality service
    • Good teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and direct the staff team
    • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills with experience of analytical work would be an advantage
    • The ability to either work on own initiative, supervising the team and supporting prioritisation of task
    • The ability to demonstrate effective time management, prioritise own tasks and manage own workload
    • To ensure all work is completed in a timely and accurate manner with proven experience of adhering to deadlines

    Job Offer

    The successful candidate will be offered a salary of up tp £30,000 experience dependent.