• Transport Planner (Nights, 4 on / 4 off, 12 hour shifts) Peterborough
  • GBR Recruitment Ltd in Peterborough, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

GBR Recruitment Limited are working exclusively with a long established & progress Chilled HGV Haulage company, recruiting for an experienced permanent Night Transport Planner / Traffic Planner to work on nights on a 4 on / 4 off roster system.

Must be used to working Nights.

You will be responsible for the effective daily running of the companies HGV fleet operations on nights.

Your key focus will be ensuring that the traffic plan is executed in the most efficient manner, in terms of delivery routes, delivery times, financial targets & in line with all legislative requirements.

Planners Duties:
• Responsible for successfully achieving nightly transport schedules / customer delivery & collection targets, successfully routing all transport runs.
• Execute the planned nightly transport activities, to ensure that all HGV deliveries & collections are completed as required, OTIF & with top level customer service.
• Undertake reactive changes to the traffic plan / schedule in response... to operational issues & changes on the day of transporting goods to end users i.e., traffic jams, RTA’s, delays etc.
• Maximise route planning efficiencies within given constraints, to achieve set time slots.
• Work in partnership with the other Transport Planners, to plan effectively and resolve issues which adversely affect deliveries or collections.
• Meet customer service levels / SLA’s, working to the highest quality standards, whist also maintaining a positive & strong working relationship with internal departments.
• Always ensure effective internal & external communications (peers, customers, drivers).
• Provide night shift delivery / collection reports & revenue figures to the accounts function.
• Ensure all jobs are entered onto the planning system in a timely manner allowing daily closure & daily invoicing for completed transport services.
• Manage the drivers’ hours, routes / drops, brief & debrief them daily..
• Ensure all HGV / Trailer maintenance is completed in a timely manner, inclusive of servicing, MOT's & daily defect reporting / VOR.
• Temperature checks on chilled trailers, ensuring they are at the appropriate setting.

Planner Attributes:
• Strong Transport / Traffic Planning experience, working with HGV’s (C&E plus Class 2)
• Happy to work 4 on 4 off night shifts (12 hour shifts)
• Chilled Transport experience, with knowledge of temperature control measures
• Used to working as a 3PL / Haulage contractor on behalf of other companies
• Food sector experience would be beneficial as they work with lots of foodies
• UK wide planning experience & strong geographical knowledge
• Analytically minded, as well as proactive & reactive to challenges / foreseen obstacles
• Used to planning Trampers runs (Weekly workloads)
• Strong trailer fill planning skills (inc. backloads etc)
• Strong professional communicator at all levels
• Used to working with varying customers with varying needs & expectations
• Flexible with working rosters / hours (when needed to be)
• Can work in a small team of planners upon own initiative

This role is commutable from Sleaford, Boston, Spalding, Peterborough, Holbeach, Lincoln, Wisbech, Bourne, Horncastle, Grantham & areas close to these

This position could suit a Transport Coordinator, Transport Clerk, Transport Manager, Transport Scheduler, Transport Controller, Traffic Coordinator, Traffic Clerk, Traffic Manager, Traffic Scheduler, Traffic Controller, Traffic Coordinator or similar role holder

Interviews to take place immediately, with the potential of an immediate start
Peterborough UK


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