Transport Planner

Posted 30 May by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Excellent Opportunity - Transport Planner

Your new company
Well established national transport company delivering goods across UK & Ireland

Your new role
You will join a great team in a nice working environment to become Senior Planner. You will plan the customers collections and deliveries in the most cost effective / efficient manner whilst maximising vehicle utilisation to meet the companies and customers' requirements in a managed and safe environment.

The successful candidate will also:

  • Maximise Vehicle Utilisation
  • Plan routes to meet customer KPI and maintain driver's hour's legislation Issue drivers with clear instructions
  • Ensure all drivers brief and de-brief completed daily Maintain live Traffic Management System React to changing situations to accommodate additional business and maximise service performance and reduce delays.
  • Monitor Vehicle movements Create solutions for customer's needs and requirements
  • Manage Customer queries and issues and keep informed & updated of all changes
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers



What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will be or have:

  • Self-motivated with strong problem solving skills with the ability to perform in a dynamic & pressurised environment.
  • Previous experience in a similar role within the NI Logistics industry
  • Must be a Positive & Customer focused individual Understanding of added value and managing the change process
  • Good geographical knowledge of UK & Ireland
  • Strong communication skills
  • Efficient IT skills to include Excel
  • Flexible approach to working hours with the ability to work within a shift pattern
  • Ability to work as part of a team


What you'll get in return
You will be joining a truly excellent firm and will receive a very competitive salary along with real progression prospects and relevant associated benefits. This is truly a unique opportunity within the NI Transport industry in which you will enjoy the perfect balance of a fast - paced environment, working with prestigious clients and developing your career.

What you need to do now
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