Transport Planner

Heanor Permanent £27,000 - £33,000 per year
  • A leading transport & distribution business based in Heanor, Derbyshire
  • A transport planning professional!

About Our Client

Our client are a world leading recycling & distribution business with 17 sites in the UK who supply both trade, retail & industry recycling services. The company has recently grown to employ 390 HGV & LGV vehicles who serve a 24/7 transport network. With over 8,000 loads on a typical day to day basis - this is an extremely fast-paced transport operation and would suit those looking to grow and advance a career in the sector. Future growth is also planned for the site, thus resulting in high levels of opportunities moving into 2023 onwards!

Job Description

As a Transport Planner you will report into the Transport Planning Manager and Head of Logistics on a daily basis. You will be based at the Heanor area of Derbyshire and have the following areas of responsibility. This role will primarily be responsible for planning, in a timely manner transport requirements on a day 1 / day 2 basis, so that the team meet the required plan, logistics service and cost performance targets.

  • Management of 50+ HGV & LGV Vehicles - a mxiture of RoRo vehicles, Skips, Artic and Walking Floor Vehicles.
  • Populate and maintain scheduling and booking and tracker systems.
  • Using a mix of automated and manual tools undertake transport planning and daily execution / performance tracking of Live Load Collections.
  • Share accurate information with own drivers and service providers to enable effective operations.
  • Identify lane / loads requirements, risk and risk mitigations for own and third party providers.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to utilise own fleet and third party to obtain the optimal cost

The Successful Applicant

The successful Transport Planner will be commutable to the Heanor area of Derbyshire. and have the following background:

  • Either a Transport Professional (office based) or a graduate seeking a graduate in the logistics industry.
  • Ideally 2+ years transport experience
  • Experience in waste, recycling distribution would be advantageous.
  • Experience in managing drivers & planning routes
  • Strong internal and external customer service skills

What's on Offer

  • £27,000-£33,000
  • 6% matched pension
  • 8% bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare & share scheme
  • Discounted company staff card
Reece Clarke
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Job function
Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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