Transport Planner - North East Lincolnshire

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Transport - Operations
Ref: 25 Date Posted: Wednesday 26 Sep 2018
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** EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO DEVELOP YOUR CAREER WITHIN TRANSPORT **

YOUR 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 of planning 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