Transport Planner

West Thurrock
Transport Jobs
Job Role:
Scheduler Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time
Basildon Branch
£30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£30000 - £32000 per annum + + great benefits package
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Our client a growing organisation in Thurrock is looking for an experienced Transport Planner to join their team on a permanent basis. Based within this fast paced transport office you will need knowledge of WTD, drivers' hours, tachographs and transport legislation and outstanding organisational and communication skills.

As Transport Planner you will be responsible for planning drivers' routes and delivery schedules and updating plans to fit the business needs.

Responsibilities will include:-

* Manage the delivery operation process efficiently
* Daily input of KPI's, delivery and collection issues, preparing paperwork
* Prioritise workload and deal with a demanding transport plan, planning for multiple customers for next day and same day deliveries
* Meet transport legislation commitments
* Promote and adhere to, good health and safety practices.
* Monitor fleet maintenance requirements and liaise with our fleet department
* Continue own personal development to keep abreast of technical, legal and training best practice
* Liaise with Customers to help facilitate best practice for them

Skills and experience required:-

* Previous experience of working in a busy fast paced transport office as a UK Transport Planner is essential
* Knowledge of WTD, drivers' hours, tachographs and transport legislation
* Strong organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks using your own initiative
* Ability to prioritise own workload but also be able to work as part of a team
* Strong communication and customer service skills, both written and verbal
* Conversant with Word, Excel and CRM systems
* Must have analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail

The working hours for this role are 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday

In return for your hard work, our client is offering a competitive salary, 20 days holiday which rises with service, company pension scheme, Death in Service benefit, Private Medical Scheme, Employee Assistance Program, Career prospects and on-site car parking.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role then we would like to hear from you. Please apply via this advert with your CV attached to your application and we will be in touch if you have the relevant skills.

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