Platform Resourcing Cardiff United Kingdom
1 month ago
Platform Resourcing are currently working with a leading manufacturing company who are looking to expand their team by taking on a Transport Planner.
The successful candidate will have experience within transport or logistics planning role. They will have experience of route planning for drivers, delivering throughout the UK, using the most cost effective and time efficient routes possible. You will have to have a good geographical knowledge of the UK, be able to schedule and manage driver's diaries to meet customer requirements in regard to deliveries of products. You will also be responsible for preparing drivers on a daily basis, making sure they know their route and delivery map for the day. Transport Planner Benefits: Salary of up to £27,000 plus yearly 10% bonus (£2700) Yearly bonus - 10% of annual salary paid every April Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm but flexible on start times Permanent, stable role within a growing organisation during an exciting period of expansion 24 days... holiday plus 8 bank holidays with Christmas shutdown, days increase with service Death in Service scheme Pension, 4% employee + 5% employer Company Events and long Service Awards, award given from 5 years on in 5 year increments Free Parking Free Tea and CoffeeTransport Planner Duties and Responsibilities
Organise the distribution of goods, ensuring the correct products are delivered to the correct location on time and at a suitable cost Ensure H&S procedures are always followed Review haulage benchmarking to ensure costings are realistic Monitor all transport costings and product associate KPI's Ensure all shipments are costed on a weekly basis and distributed correctly to all hauliers
Ensure all product is planned and any planning issues are advised to the wider team Ensure all vehicles are planned according to the best possible price and haulage option
Complete customer confirmations when planning, ensuring the delivery requirement is correct Building relationships and improving customer service
Providing holiday cover to the wider planning team covering two Production Units and planning respectively Ensure all export product is correctly planned and paperwork is provided quickly
Ensure all paperwork is correct for loading teams Confirmation of all deliveries whilst planning and ensuring follow ups are actionedEssential Experience/Qualifications
Experience within a logistics/ transport planning role within manufacturing/ engineering or logistics based company Experience of route planning for drivers, choosing most efficient and cost-effective routes Confident to liaise with customers to confirm delivery schedules Able to manage drivers and give them daily updates on routes etc. The ability to solve problems and make key decisions under pressure, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions Excellent customer service skills and strong communication both written and verbal Computer literate, able to update internal systems and use Microsoft Office packages including Word and OutlookPrivacy and General Data Protection Policy By applying for this position, you are giving consent for Platform Resourcing Limited to contact you regarding this vacancy and to discuss potential opportunities that would be seen to be in both parties' interest for the explicit reason of assisting you to find work. Your details will not be passed on to any prospective employer/s without your prior consent. Platform Resourcing will not share any of your details with any third parties unless deemed suitable by you as the applicant/data subject. The above is a general overview and should not be used as a comprehensive list of Platform Resourcing Limited's commitments. You can find more information on how we handle your data please see our Data Protection and General Data Protection Policy within our policies page on our company website. If you have any questions, please call before applying. Platform Resourcing are advertising this vacancy and are acting as an employment agency
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