Transport Planner

Recruiter
AMBRIDGE HARRIS ASSOCIATES
Location
Bicester
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Transport Planner Bicester £20,000 - £30,000 per annum Responsibility to deliver the transport operational plan for the depot on a daily basis - ensuring that all operational activities are undertaken in a safe, legal and cost effective manner. Meet financial targets, operational KPIs and network objectives ensuring that we meet or exceed our customer expectations. Job Role Carrying out general day to day Administrative duties relating to the transport function - including but not limited to; Contribute to effective planning and organisation of vehicles and effective planning and organisation of drivers Daily face to face customer interaction - management & warehouse personnel Efficient control of costs and planning to ensure the optimum resource utilisation. Despatch drivers /loads Brief and debrief Drivers Liaise with company workshops / service providers to ensure vehicle maintenance standards are met Ensure EU drivers legislation is adhered to. Provide updates on collections & deliveries to the client Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines Data Input and use of computer systems, Making bookings in for deliveries to customers Updating customers with delivery detail in real time Despatch drivers /loads Production of appropriate documentation Customer liaison in person or by phone, fax and Email. Assorted general administrative tasks. Dealing with queries and follow an escalation process as required Filing and keeping of records Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required. Person Specification Required Skills Transport Planning / Operational background preferred Knowledge of relevant legislation (drivers hours / Vehicle weights / dimensions etc. ) desirable Excellent attention to detail Ability to work under pressure Flexible attitude to working hours Good organisational skills Good at task management and prioritisation Team player Ability to work under own initiative Competent in standard PC suites i.e.; office , excel , outlook Desirable Experience /knowledge Industry knowledge of distribution, logistics and supply chain management Experience of a complex logistics operation. Good understanding of transport regulations currently in force and must be able to work with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks Day-to-day duties will include Effective planning and organisation of vehicles Effective planning and organisation of drivers Daily face to face customer interaction - management & warehouse personnel Efficient control of costs and planning to ensure the optimum resource utilisation CPC National - Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66881582