Transport Planner - North East Lincolnshire

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£Competitive - Transport - Operations
Ref: 13 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 Aug 2018
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PURPOSE 

  • Reporting to the Transport Operations Manager, the post holder will join a small but dynamic team, planning and scheduling a fleet of internal and dedicated contractor vehicles, ensuring that the Company provides an optimum, high quality service to its customers. 

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY 

  • Ensuring that customer requirements are delivered in a timely, efficient way whilst delivering best value for money 

  • Route planning for national and international operations using in-house traffic management software 

  • Managing driver schedules and assisting with directions and route deviation  

  • Undertaking driver briefings 

  • Support and develop effective working relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers 

  • Liaising with customers and suppliers, addressing and resolving issues as they occur 

  • Upholding and promoting the Company’s health, safety and compliance procedures 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • At least GCSE (‘O’ level) standard including minimum grade C in Mathematics and English Language  

  • National and International CPC qualification preferred.  Unqualified candidates may be considered however would need to undertake relevant training   

 

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • Strong and concise communication skills, both written and verbal 

  • Good grammatical and numerical skills 

  • Fully competent with IT including Microsoft Office applications (Word / Excel / Power point / Outlook) and bespoke traffic management software 

 

EXPERIENCE 

  • Must have previous proven experience oplanning transport operations, ideally within a liquid bulk environment.  Candidates with suitable related experience of working within a transport or environment and who are wishing to develop may be considered  

  • Knowledge of transport systems and regulations 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

  • Organised and accurate with good attention to details 

  • Self-motivated and able to work to strict deadlines in a fast paced, customer focused environment 

  • A pro-active problem solver 

  • Effective personal time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks 

  • Good interpersonal skills and a genuine team player