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Job Title

Transport Planner

Reference13988838001_020916
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Town/CityEccles
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Transport Jobs
Date Posted01 February 2019

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Your role as Transport Planner will be part of a team of 3 and you will ensure the effective planning and utilisation of drivers and sub-contract haulage for deliveries & collections nationwide.

Client Details

You will be joining one of the UK’s leading manufacturers who have become at the forefront in their market. Their products are distributed all over the world and have a range of their own brands.

Description

Your role as Transport Planner will be part of a team of 3 and you will be planning across the UK.

Your role responsibilities will include:
  • Planning daily workload for 20 – 25 vehicles
  • Effective planning and utilisation of drivers and sub-contract haulage for deliveries & collections nationwide
  • Dealing with queries by telephone, fax and email from our customers, sub-contract hauliers and warehousing sites
  • Must have experience of general road haulage transport planning
  • Be able to work effectively in a close team.
  • Be able to make decisions under pressure, and to a tight timescale.
  • Experience of organising outbound and return loads.
  • Applicant must have good geographical knowledge.
  • Have a flexible and adaptable approach to working in order to meet the requirements of the business, particularly at peak periods during the year.

You will be predominantly working Monday – Friday however, you will be required to work every 4th Saturdays on a rota basis. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility with regards to working hours is an essential requirement.

Profile

To be successful with your application of Transport Planner you will have previous experience in a Transport Planner role and experience of general haulage.

You will also have the following skills and experience
  • PC Literate in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be flexible in approach to work and shift patterns
  • Key team player along with working independently
  • Ability to prioritise work loads effectively



Job Offer

You will be part of a fantastic team and company, you will be given 12 weeks training when you join along with a competitive salary and holiday entitlement of 25+ stat

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