Transport Planner

Job Title: Transport Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kettering
Salary: £29000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-13 00:00:00
Reference: 137100966
Contact Name: Ruth Humes
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 12:16

Job Description

My client, based in Thrapston is seeking a Transport Planner.

Salary: £29000.00

Hours: 8-4 or 9-5 Monday to Friday with one Saturday in 4.

The role:
Plan up to 150 routes for site, building a resource model to be pass to transport.

To plan load schedules making best use of backhauls where possible, using paragon planning systems to maximise profit
Maintain all Paragon master routing database
Work with the depot teams to ensure the optimised plan is delivered
Deliver a plan to reduce the flex budget
To ensure customer & clients KPI's are met by planning effectively
Ensure supplier collections are all covered
Stand in for Senior Planner role when required
Ensure key KPI's are achieved and reported to customer requirement
Requests are completed and communicated
Weekend schedules to be thoroughly checked
All volume received should be planned without fail
Develop strong relationships within the transport team
Deliver excellent service to internal and external customers
Project group involvement with site management/colleagues
Understanding of quality standards
Update daily KPI spreadsheets

Person Spec
Seeking a candidate that demonstrates energy, enthusiasm and commitment
2-3 years experience in a Transport environment
Proven track record in planning and forecasting
Proven experience of working in customer facing role
Knowledge of Working Time Legislation & EU Driving Legislation
Intermediate Excel Spreadsheet experience essential - understanding of manipulating data.
Paragon experience would be an advantage.

Please contact Ruth on 07764959511 for further information.