Transport Planner

Swadlincote Permanent £32,000 - £36,000
  • A leading transport & distribution business
  • Based in Swadlincote - 37.5 hours per week...

About Our Client

My client is a market leader in the transport & distribution manufacturing sector. They have world-wide offices with hubs based across major cities in Europe and North America. The business is traded on the FTSE-250 and is growing at a rapid pace!

Job Description

The successful Transport Planner will report into the Transport Manager on a daily basis and cover the following areas of responsibility across the Burton-on-Trent operation:

  • Conduct Day 1 for Day 2 Planning on a variety of HGV & LGV vehicles across the UK.
  • Taking ownership for escalations from transport suppliers, EU Gateways and our European partners ensuring that issues are concluded and communicated accordingly.
  • Manage UK Delivery and Collection orders requested by our partner business.
  • Manage Drivers Hours in accordance with the WTD.
  • Close liaison with third party suppliers, and our European partners to chase and progress PODs, ensuring all shipments capture POD information.
  • Liaise with a large host of transport suppliers across the UK and EU transport networks.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Transport Planner will commute to the Swadlincote, Derbyshire operation on a daily basis and have the following skills and attributes:

  • 3+ years experience in EU or UK road transport operations
  • Experienced in transport planning for over 15+ vehicles.
  • High levels of customer service skills
  • Commutable to Swadlincote, Derbyshire

What's on Offer

  • £32,000-£36,000
  • Opportunities to conduct the position full-time.
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Up to 10% bonus
Reece Clarke
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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