Distribution 2023-02-20 19:00:26
We are looking for Transport Planner to join our Distribution Centre in Aston Clinton, Aylesbury (HP22):
Monday to Friday – 14:00 – 22:30
No bank holiday working required
Benefits: Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday, Free parking & canteen area
Experience of transport planning/ administration is essential
As a Transport Planner, you will be the touch point for our drivers before they go out on there night routes.
You will be involved in planning, scheduling and allocating resources, assisting vehicle checks, monitoring performance, and ensuring compliance with health & safety regulations.
You will need to come from a Transport planning/administration background, have great communication skills and be able to deliver against SLAs.
Transport Planner – The Role:
Monitor performance, drive improvement, and resolve challenges and issues as they arise.
Allocate workload efficiently across the team to obtain the best overall outcome.
Review all Key Performance Indicators, with regards to miles, drops, postcodes, costs then take prompt and appropriate action to correct any shortfalls in those areas.
Ensures that daily work schedules for the Drivers are appropriately prepared and executed.
Deliver customer expectations within defined SLA ‘s to continuously strive to improve.
Manage Logistics policy and procedure to motivate, lead & develop staff to achieve objectives.
Develop & manage relationships with customers and 3rd parties to deliver in line with service level agreements.
Manage transport paperwork in line with site operating procedures and audit requirements.
Ensure that the equipment and PPE necessary for Drivers are available and maintained to the required standards.
Lead Health & Safety standards within transport, ensure compliance with H&S Policy and seek out further performance improvement.
Transport Planner – The Person:
Must have previous Transport planning or administration experience, with drive to progress and grow within the Transport sector.
Excellent Customer Service & Communication skills
A good knowledge and understanding of road transport legislation including Tachographs.
Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE TODAY and a member of the team will be in touch
Would also suit: Experienced transport administrator, logistics manager, transport coordinator, route planner, transport operator, logistics supervisor, Transport planner, Transport manager, Transport controller, Transport clerk, Transport operator.
Our client believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, they will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK