Junior Transport Planner

SOS Wholesale
23000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
11 Feb 2024
10 Mar 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Junior Transport Planner

Location: Derby, DE21 4BD

Salary: Up to GBP25,000 basic + generous benefits package

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am 5.00pm

Are you ready to rev up your career in transport planning? We're on the hunt for a talented Junior Planner to join our energetic team and learn the ins and outs of transport planning from our experienced planner here at SOS Wholesale, a leader in FMCG Wholesale.

Key Responsibilities of a Junior Transport Planner:

  • Design and plan efficient routes using planning software.
  • Coordinate closely with drivers, ensuring a smooth operation.
  • Ensure compliance with driving legislation.
  • Utilise your geographical expertise for optimal planning.
  • Act as a communication hub, liaising effectively with suppliers, customers, and internal teams.

What We Need From You as a Junior Transport Planner:

  • Passionate about advancing in the transport planning sector.
  • At least 1 years of experience in transport planning or driver management.
  • A cool head under pressure you thrive in high-stakes environments.
  • Exceptional telephone skills, able to communicate clearly and professionally.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and other computer applications.
  • Familiarity with routing software.
  • A knack for problem-solving, especially in resolving issues with late or misdelivered items.

Benefits of a Junior Transport Planner:

  • Job Stability: Join our team for a long-term, permanent position, offering you stability and security in your career.
  • 28 Days Annual Leave: Generous annual leave to recharge and spend quality time with loved ones.
  • Free Parking: Convenient on-site parking for our employees.
  • Cyclist-Friendly: We provide a bike shed for cyclists, supporting your eco-friendly commuting choices.
  • Nest Pension: Secure your future with our Nest pension scheme.
  • Westfield Health Options: You have the opportunity to join Westfield Health for dental and optical.
  • Progression Opportunities: potential avenues for career growth.
  • Positive Working Culture: Join a team that values respect, diversity and a positive working culture.
  • Winter Wonderland Annual Christmas events

Apply today interviews taking place very soon!

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