Transport Planner

Competitive rates of pay, plus attractive benefits
11 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Sue Arnold
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking to recruit a Transport Planner to be based in Barnsley.

This is an exciting opportunity has arisen for a results driven, focussed and passionate person to become part of a dynamic Transport team at their Barnsley depot as a Transport Planner.

This position is ideal for someone who is excited about building the most cost effective and service efficient plan possible and then delivering that through skills allocation, vehicle management and driver’s hour’s management whilst providing a safe working environment. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Maximising driver and vehicle utilisation - allocating people by taking into account safety, service and cost implications
  • Fleet control
  • Liaising with customers – external & internal departments
  • Liaison with Warehouse to ensure an integrated and speedy intake/outload
  • Liaison with Maintenance to comply with service requirements
  • Ensuring legal compliance (i.e. Drivers hours, RTD, & O Licence requirements)
  • Maintenance and promotion of a safe working environment
  • Maintaining administrative procedures
 Key Skills/Job Requirements:

You will need to possess the ability to work in a fast paced, energetic environment and have excellent decision-making skills with the ability to work on your own and as part of a team, using your own initiative where appropriate.

Ideally the candidate will :
  • Be an innovative thinker who pursues goals with drive, creativity and tenacity
  • Be PC literate (including spreadsheets)
  • Have good Geographical knowledge
  • Be able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff & management
  • Have flexibility regarding shifts – days/backs/nights including weekend working
  • And have demonstrable problem solving skills
Previous experience of working in a Transport Department would be an advantage.  If you have the drive and determination to succeed then please forward your CV and current salary package to the email address on the job board. 

The Company offers Competitive rates of pay with attractive benefits.  Closing Date: Monday 18th June 2018.  If you have not heard from us within 21 days, unfortunately you have not been selected for interview on this occasion.

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