Transport Planner - route Planner - Transport Clerk - Transport

TBS Recruitment Ltd
Milton Keynes
From £21,000 to £21,000 per annum bASIC SALARY £21K
10 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
Transport Planner - route Planner - Transport Clerk - Transport coordinator - Logistics Planner is required by a major third party Transport and Logistics company to provide Transport Planning, Route Planning and load cost and analysis. It's manual planning. Transport Planning experience would be nice to have, but NOT essential as full training will be provided. It would be good if you had some sort of Transport experience, as a Transport clerk, coordinator or similar, but again not essential. The role is for 1 years until September 2017 as maternity cover, could go permanent, could not. ROLE: Transport Planner LOCATION: Milton Keynes / Bedford. BASIC SALARY: £21k MATERNITY CONTRACT UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2017 ROLE: Working as part of a team you will report to the Contract Operations Manager. The job holder is responsible for the effective planning of Consumer Pan European loads; this must be achieved efficiently and in accordance with strict operating procedures ensuring optimum internal and external communication both with customer contacts and the network of approved haulier’s. 1. Working effectively within a team, sharing relevant information as necessary providing operational support to other team members as required 2. Requirement to cross-train to enable cover for holiday / sickness / out of office and be a ‘Buddy’ for audit trail purposes, responsible for cross-checking trip files 3. Assist with the Transport Planning and Organisation - Procurement of Pre-Plan information necessary for the effective planning and charging, undertake daily tasks as directed by Contract Operations Manager 4. Evaluation of load configuration and cost comparison for proposed routing, utilising approved hauliers for work based on cost. 5. Adhere to documented processes; be included in revision of processes. Support and recommend process changes as necessary 6. Provide clear and timely communication of proposed routing plans via Traffic Sheet – notifying sites of the proposed plan to agreed deadline 7. Communicate professionally and efficiently both internally and externally 8. Continuous Pro-active monitoring and checking of physical activity and effective communication and resolution 9. Report / escalate poor haulier performance as necessary EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: : Some Transport planning experience would be nice to have but not essential as we can train them. Could come from a Transport background, transport clerk, exec, controller etc, some transport knowledge would be good. Its all manual planning, no Paragon or systems. This job was originally posted as

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