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Transport Planner

Reference13925447001_760960
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Yorkshire
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted31 May 2018

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A leading bulk fuel distribution business is seeking a Transport Planner to join them during an exciting period of growth. The is a fantastic opportunity to really add value and forge a long standing career within a forward thinking business.

Client Details

Market leading bulk fuel distributor based in the West Yorkshire area.

Description

As Transport Planner you will be planning bulk fuel deliveries and reporting to the Planning Manager. This role has direct responsibility for ensuring that all customers are supplied with fuel in the most safe and cost effective manner, whilst providing excellent customer service.

The ideal candidate will be able to comfortably demonstrate:
  • Strong transport planning skills and be able to carry out operational and administrative work.
  • Able to cooperate closely with our customers, Transport Managers and Drivers, displaying excellent communication skills, to ensure that all transport-related requirements are fully met.
  • A good knowledge of computerised planning systems.
  • You will also need the ability to deal with a variety of work challenges in a busy, fast moving department, often working unsupervised.
  • You must be confident and assertive with good interpersonal skills and be able to work under pressure and prioritise work, reacting to issues as they happen.
  • An understanding of Drivers’ Hours Regulations is also important and you should have knowledge of UK geography.

Profile

The ideal candidate will:
  • Have appropriate logistics/planning experience.
  • Have the ability to work a shift pattern that covers mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Be proficient in IT, particularly Microsoft Office - Outlook and Excel.
  • Have the ability to interpret data accordingly and to prioritise tasks in line with business needs.
  • Be flexible in their working hours, and have the ability to cover shifts when required.
  • Be a team player who is able to work to individual and shared deadlines.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build effective working relationships.
  • Have demonstrable customer facing experience.



Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered a salary of up to £26,000 dependent on experience. On top of this you will receive a market leading benefits package.

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