Senior Transport Planner - Based in Essex
A global supplier and distributor, with an exceptional reputation are on the market for a Senior Transport Planner. This is a brand new role in the business and will require a stand out Transport/Logistics professional.
The main purpose of the Senior Transport Planner is to manage and efficiently schedule a distribution fleet from a regional hub and associated sub-hubs across the network. There will be a strong emphasis on communication across the regional hubs to ensure visibility in the daily / weekly delivery requirements so that all delivery schedules are met within agreed SLAs. Further responsibilities include; Ensure the fleet is managed within operators' licence regulations and all vehicles are run in line with current road transport regulations including service inspections, MOT's; Daily planning to ensure movements are planned in advance and in time; Provide high level of customer service ensuring deliveries and targets are met.
This new opportunity will suit an experienced and knowledgeable Transport/Logistics professional with a background in all of the above. As an individual you will be an exceptional communicator, hold excellent interpersonal skills and be a good relationship builder. The new Senior Transport Planner will need to have a good working knowledge of legal road/vehicle regulations alongside strong customer service skills.
In return the successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, alongside a structured career development. The company have gone through a recent restructure and are therefore looking to recruit the very best professionals.