Senior Transport Planner

Posted 16 days ago by Pertemps
Location Suffolk Job Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum Sector Driving & Logistics
My client, a leading 3PL based in West Suffolk (North-East of Bury St Edmunds) is seeking a Senior Transport Planner

Salary: Circ 40-50k

Hours: Monday to Friday

Purpose of the role:
To successfully manage the team to schedule the transport fleets for the FMCG Network within strict service and cost criteria. To monitor, analyse and evaluate the system and operational performance, recommending improvements. To lead the team with a cost awareness approach to support the network. Proactively support network integration demonstrating a one network mentality. To manage internal and external customer service against a standard set of KPIs and to operate in a structured and compliant way to ensure 100% usage across the Network

To manage the team to build resource Plans for the FMCG Network ensuring the performance of KPIs are met and delivery is supported.
Lead the roll out of a new system for the Southern region, acting as an SME for planning.
Use of Quintiq / CTMS to enable Network synergies
Deliver customer KPI levels Ensure Load fill and utilisation KPI's are met.
To identify ways to continually improve the network efficiency
Implement Operations Planning feedback within TMS to ensure plans are robust and accurate
Set and manage fleet utilisation
Managing Drivers rotas and resourcing the vehicles
To manage and lead the team
Sub contract excess work efficiently
Deliver robust and achievable plans

Person Spec:
Previous experience of working within a supply chain environment
Previous experience of FMCG multi customer operations
Previous experience of working within a transport environment
Excellent knowledge of Planning principles
Excellent National knowledge International CPC desirable
Good analytical and numerical skills
Good knowledge of Microsoft applications

Please contact Ruth on 07764959511 for further information.