Your new company
Hays Supply Chain & Logistics are pleased to be assisting a leading distribution business in the Portbury area for the recruitment of a Transport Planner. They are currently growing rapidly in the UK and are known for their great internal progression and development opportunities.
Your new role
Working as the Transport Planner you will proactively motivate drivers and other team members, to achieve planned targets and deadlines and resolve any issues on a daily basis. You will use operational clock and planning tools to generate volume and resource plans for the site. Update the labour model with the latest operational volumes and productivity to produce the labour requirements for the site. You will also work with outbases and monitor their performance to achieve KPIs, support / lead network planning meetings as required and provide daily analysis of the re-forecast vs original and labour costs. Finally, you will manage the agency fulfilment and support the Transport Operations Manager
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a motivated and committed individual with prior experience working in a Transport environment. Knowledge of working time directives and tachographs will allow you to quickly meet compliance standards within the role. You will have a strong and proactive work ethic with a positive approach to working within a team-based environment. Freighter and paragon experience would desirable and also advanced Excel skills.
What you'll get in return
For this Transport Planner position, you will be paid a competitive salary and benefit from a great benefits package. This company will also offer great in-house training to help develop the successful candidate's skillset.
What you need to do now
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