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Transport Planner

Posted 31 January by SF Group Ended

SF Group are currently recruiting for a Transport Planner for our client based in Coventry.

This is a permanent position and is paying up to £30,000 per annum for the right candidate.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Working with customers/suppliers/drivers, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation
  • Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief
  • Liaise with other departments within the company
  • Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
  • Pro-actively work to avoid late deliveries and missed time slots
  • Maintain computerised systems and have the skills to use excel spread sheets
  • A good understanding of Transport Regulations currently in force
  • Liaise with driver agency providers and vehicle movers depending on workload
  • Must monitor driver compliance and work with drivers to eliminate infringements
  • Must be an integral part of, responsible for employee Health and Safety
  • Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to compliance and inspection requirements
  • Provide general support appropriate to the management when require
  • Requirements to be on call as required

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience in a Transport Planning role is essential
  • Knowledge of drivers hours and WTD legislation
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels
  • The ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly
  • Good leadership and motivational skills
  • A good understanding of computer programmes Word, Excel
  • Customer focused with strong customer service skills
  • Self motivated, able to perform well under pressure and deadlines
  • Well organised with a Pro-active approach to work
  • Attention to detail and analytical skills
  • LGV1 or 2 entitlements (not essential but preferred)
  • Full clean C+E or C driving Licence
  • National CPC Certification (not essential but preferred)

Please only apply if you have the skills and experience above. For more information please call Harbinder Soul on .

Reference: 34363072

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