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Job Title

Transport Planner

Reference13991205001_967434
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Town/CityPontyclun
LocationsSouthern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted12 February 2019

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My client is looking for someone who has great geographical knowledge of the UK who can strategically route plan the most cost efficient and cost effective routes.

Part of your role will be interacting with customer and supporting the logistics manager.

Client Details

My client is based in Pontyclun and is a major leading manufacturer and retailer of high quality goods based within the logistics distribution and supply chain sector.



Description

Transport Planner

  • To ensure that vehicles are routed and planned in a cost effective, efficient way taking into account all legal aspects of Operator Licencing



  • Organise driving staff rotas in line with Drivers Hours Regulations and Working Time Directive



  • Ensure vehicles are planned to accommodate routine maintenance and MOT’s



  • Produce loading sheets for Despatch



  • Liaise with Despatch on a daily basis



  • Report and action any vehicle defects to the appropriate provider



  • To deputise for the Logistics Manager in their absence,



  • To assist in the roll out of any new procedures and working practices within the Transport function including training requirements



  • Deal with queries regarding deliveries from both internal and external stakeholders



  • Supervise driving staff including Health and Safety in the area



  • Assist with implementing new policies and keeping abreast of transport legislation





Profile

Transport Planner

  • Deal with queries regarding deliveries from both internal and external stakeholders



  • Supervise driving staff including Health and Safety in the area



  • Assist with implementing new policies and keeping abreast of transport legislation



  • Well organised to meet priorities, timescales and deadlines



  • The ability to evaluate and predict issues/problems as they/before they arise



  • The ability to work flexibly to meet demand and achieve targets



  • Adaptable to change, proactive and willing to try new ideas



  • Must be quick thinking and reactive to problems







  • Must work effectively with colleagues and customers





  • An effective and consistent approach to the management of people and departmental objectives







  • Good sense of humour





Job Offer

Transport planner



Salary £25,000 - £27,000 dependant on experience



Annual bonus scheme



Pension



20 + 8 days Bank holiday



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