Transport Planner

  • Location:

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sandeep Jawanda

  • Contact email:

    sandeep.jawanda@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/549163

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-26

  • Start date:

    22/01/2020 10:01:58

Job Title: Transport Planner
Location: Bradford
Salary: £23,000
Type: Permanent
Hours: Monday - Friday (08:00 - 16:30)

Search Logistics are currently looking to recruit a Transport Planner for our client based in Bradford. They are a market leading manufacturing company and have a fantastic reputation in the market.

The successful Transport Planner will plan the vehicle fleet to ensure maximum efficiencies and make sure customers goods are delivered in a timely manner and in line with the requirements of the sales and management team.

Responsibilities:

* Plan and allocate routes and vehicles ensuring enough flexibility is in place to meet the varying and changing needs of customers
* Comply with the KPIs and standards of the business
* Support the Transport Manager in the maintenance of the company's Operator's licence to enable the running of the fleet of HGV Vehicles
* Supporting the management of any RTAs and claims that arise
* Support the Transport Manager with Agency usage to ensure that staff are qualified and adequate to supply a service to the business
* Manage and oversee the day to day hours of our drivers to make sure they are following the rules of driver's hours
* Assist the Transport Manager with managing the allocation of holidays for drivers
* Oversee the booking in of deliveries of raw materials coming into the company
* To liaise with other departments of the company to ensure that outstanding service is provided to customers

Essential Experience/Skills:

* Experience of load planning and scheduling
* An understanding of commercial vehicle legislation
* Computer literate
* A good understanding of UK geography
* An understanding of load planning software
* Experience of vehicle maintenance
* Be flexible to the approach of the business

Competencies:

* Good communication skills
* Organised
* Good time management
* Team player
* Problem solver
* Able to work under own initiative
* Decision maker

For further information please don't hesitate in contacting me at sandeep.jawanda@search.co.uk or alternatively on 0113 308 8050

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Search Industrial, part of Search Consultancy is an Employment Business/Agency.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.