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Transport Planner - German Speaking

Do you speak German?

Do you have a transport / Logistics, Planning and Customer Service background?

My client is a leading 3PL Transport specialist and due to growth of the transport side of the business, they now require a German speaking Transport Planner to support growth across their Leicestershire and national network on behalf of key clients.


The role of Transport Planner - German Speaking has a number of objectives:

  • To provide excellent customer service to our client
  • Build & develop relationship with client
  • Satisfying Customers' operational needs
  • All Service Delivery tasks associated with the role as defined including complete end to end transport provision
  • Ensuring delivery of agreed Service Levels/ KPI's
  • First point of communication contact for our Client, Carriers and any other Stakeholders
  • Ownership for client requests, with the understanding of adding value and managing the change process to drive results
  • Take complex cost saving initiatives from theory, through implementation to delivery and sign-off based on client need
  • Have complete ownership, understanding and detailed knowledge of the systems and SOP's
  • Driving cost reduction, process optimisation and continuous improvement
  • Generate and communicate accurate operational reports as required
  • Provide external operational support
  • Data Analysis


Please do not apply unless you are a fluent German speaker, reader and writer.

To be considered for the role of Transport Planner - German Speaking you MUST be able to demonstrate:

  • Preferably a graduate with 3 years of industry experience in a similar field with experience of complex transport environments and staff management
  • Commercially aware, astute, self-motivated and performance driven
  • Able to build strong and lasting relationships/ partnerships in service critical client facing sites
  • Ability to instil feeling of ease, integrity and trust with the client
  • Excellent and proven IT Skills - Use of MS Office (advanced Excel knowledge desirable)
  • Analytical skills including the ability to apply a logical approach to develop, test and deliver solutions to problems
  • Ability to motivate at all levels throughout internal and client tiers of business
  • A logical and excellent understanding of IT systems and process
  • Good presentation, communication and Interpersonal skills
  • A flexible approach to work in a dynamic, pressurised environment
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation
  • 3+ years experience within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain.
  • 3+ years experience of Transport Planning
  • Commutable to Leicester

Job Offer

On offer for the successful Transport Planner candidate;

  • Salary - £24,000 to £28,000
  • Holidays
  • Pension Contributions
  • Additional Company benefits
  • Commutable to Leicester

Please DO NOT apply unless you are a fluent German speaker, reader and writer.

Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
Job Category
Job Type
£25000 to £28000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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