Transport Planner (Nights)

Transport Planner (Nights) -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00

Team Support Midlands are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of their client based in Droitwich for a Transport Planner on their Night shift (6pm – 6am, 4 on and 4 off rota)

Salary: £24k per annum

My client is a fast developing, multi site organisation with a large divers customer base making this an exciting opportunity.

Role: Carry out tasks largely unsupervised to cost and quality standards

Plan ahead – tasks and resources Liaise with internal/external customers to resolve problems.

Collect, analyse and distribute information/data.

Provide professional/specialist advice both internally and externally.

Developing relationships with external customer.

Prioritise and co-ordinate workloads

Completion of tasks to time and quality standards

Practising safe working procedures.

Specific Key Accountabilities: Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, 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 depots within the Company

Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads

Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots

Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels

Maintain computerised system Stirling.

Have the skills to use excel spread sheet

A good understanding of transport regulations currently in force

Good geographical knowledge

Booking driver agency staff depending on workload

Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements

Must ensure that all drivers are aware of SAFED, and be actively involved in improving SAFED achievements to goals

Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to Compliance and inspection requirements

Specific Qualifications/ Job Training: Experience of working within a similar role.

CPC holder desirable (National) but not essential

Dealing with VOSA Compliance

Computer skills, Stirling (desirable), Excel

Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external.

Immediate Start Available

Please click to apply or call Laura Pritchard on 0121 523 1089

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