Transport Planner - Leeds

Logistics Job Shop Ltd
£25000 - £35000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client is a European leader in the transport and logistics of dangerous materials. Due to increasing their business they are now seeking a Transport Planner to join the team based in Birstall near Leeds. Salary £25,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience. An advantage if you are fluent in either Dutch or French, preferable both the role: Day to Day scheduling of allocated Drivers, Tractors, Tankers, Chassis Bodies and Demountable Tanks ensuring effective ROI. Oversee Driver Holiday and Sickness making sure all jobs can be covered. Efficient Fuel savings through plan management. Control of Costs through time management of allocated Driving Staff Control of Driver subsistence - i.e. Nights Out / Parking / Tolls to allow the Business to exceed targets. Investigation of Driver Incidents at first stage and if required to escalate have a full and factual report to present to Operation Manager. Maintain a good working relationship with Key Accounts and building solid relationships as to maintain a ''Good Customer Service'' Ensure all equipment is maintained to the required standard and Drivers have the relevant PPE issued. Contribute ideas and solutions to the Operation Manager Monthly Review of - - ''Owned Accounts'' summarising areas for expansion, concern and new opportunities to explore. - Driver and Tractor utilisation - what was it and how can it improve - Personal and Team Goals Skills and Competencies - Computer Literate with a basic understanding of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes. Good Communicator - Both Verbally and Written. Be able to work under pressure when faced with diverse and stressful situations Able to be persuasive to ''Get the Job done'' commercially aware Fluent in Dutch or French, preferable both. International experience would be preferred although this is not essential. If you feel you match the above criteria please apply online only using the link below and a member of our team will be in touch. This job was originally posted as