Transport Planner

01 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
We are recruiting for Transport planners for a respected and well known company based in Appleton, Warrington. This is a temporary position that will be supporting the department with the busy summer period that could lead in to a permanent role for the right person. This role will be offering the salary up to £26,000, immediate start and free parking. You must drive due to location The working hours vary between shifts: Monday to Friday 06.00am-16.30pm or 08.00am-18.30pm or Tuesday to Saturday 08.00-18.30 About The Role: You will be required to plan the most effective Transport route within legal constraints. You will also be required to maintain and look to improve Customer Performance In addition to this you will also: Produce effective Transport Plans with the legal constraints of the law guided by the time Based Planning Process Action all variances in Time Based Planning status board by agreed deadlines Check resource availability for the shift by printing and reviewing the manning levels on a daily basis Manage driver's hours in relation to customer requirements and volume demand Regular Communication via telephone or face to face to ensure that performance is achieved Confirm driver start times Input trailer numbers Monitor and report Driver Working Time Directive issues Ensure there is clear daily communication between day and night shifts, utilising the General Fleet handover document Understanding and putting into practice communication from Planning Managers (via conference calls), particularly Regularly assist when required at drivers / debrief counter Essential Skills & Experience Ideally to have experience in the Transport Industry Good working knowledge of WTD and EU Drivers hour's regulations Able to use effectively Microsoft Windows package (Word, Excel and Outlook) Benefits Salary up to £26,000 Free parking On site canteen To Apply If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV to Mollie. We aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 days. If you haven't been contacted within 2 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held. Please check apply directly for any other suitable positions you see. We apologise that we are unable to contact everyone in person and thank you for your interest. Are you on Facebook? Consider following our Facebook page as this is the first place where we post the most up to date vacancies, along with CV tips, interview techniques and so much more. Check us out on This job was originally posted as