Transport Planner

Jobspot Recruitment
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus to be agreed on savings made t
12 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Transport Planner - Permanent Wrexham £20 - £26k doe - Bonus to be agreed on savings made to the company transport costs Due to expansion my client based in Wrexham are looking to add to their team a Transport Planner to take care of and plan daily vehicle delivery routes. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative company who puts the customer at the heart of everything they do. If you are looking for a new challenge, or an opportunity to gain career development and learn new skills, then this is the opportunity for you You will be required to plan and co-ordinate the loading requirements of customer orders onto the Regional Distribution Centres routes, to ensure maximum efficiency and provide a next day delivery service to their customers. Key responsibilities: Plan and co-ordinate vehicle delivery routes Ensure legal compliance on Health & Safety and Transport Legislation (full training will be provided) Plan and coordinate the required staffing levels to ensure customer deliveries are met. Support the fleet maintenance for the site to comply with current legislation/VOSA and ‘O’ licence requirements. (Servicing, MOT,PMI) Responsible for all record keeping, ensuring all records relating to vehicle maintenance/defects and driver hours are correctly completed and up to date. Review, analyse and implement improvements to the routes to improve cost and service performance. Skills and knowledge: Must have good working understanding of transport legislation. Able to use Word, Excel, and email facility. Excellent communication / listening skills. Experience in a multi drop distribution environment. Good attention to detail Competent in the use of: Traffic, Warehouse & Business Management Systems Vehicle Tracking Transport Scheduling Systems This job was originally posted as