Transport Planner

Transport Planner Salary up to £30,000 per annum Monday to Friday 07.00-17.00; 08.00-18.00 or 09.00-19.00 (Saturday morning 1 in 4/5 possibly required) Manchester The successful Transport Planner will be responsible for the timely planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the customer receives first class service in the most efficient and cost-effective manner for the company.

Ensure fleet resource is used to full capability, deal with daily delivery fluctuations seeking help and advice where necessary from line manager.

Maximise driver output by ensuring drivers are fully aware of workload requirements, and via progress checking drivers through the day. The Candidate
Previous experience within a Transport Planner role is essentialFlat-bed planning experience is essential CPC Qualification (Desirable)Good geographical knowledge of the UKWorking knowledge of the EU Drivers Hours regulations and Working Time DirectiveAwareness and focused on achieving organisational goals.Understanding of Health and Safety legislation and its application in an operational environment.Good IT literacy.Ability to present, understand and manipulate performance data
 The Role
Work with internal and external customers, departments and other depots to plan routes, schedule delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation, and ensure vehicles are utilised in the most efficient manner.Prioritise and plan drivers’ workloads, ensuring driver brief and debriefs are carried out without exception.Develop strong organizational skills to compile a robust traffic plan.Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots.Flag up issues to line management in good time, suggest solutions to issues/problems.Maintain traffic management system (TMS) to ensure all details entered are accurate and completed in full.Ensure adherence to Transport Operation compliance levels, with regards driver tachograph, working hours and vehicle servicing requirements.Promote and encourage health and safety adherence, and mindful of environmental impact.Source agency drivers in adherence to company policy, ensure agency drivers are fully inducted before engaging on to work.Provide support to colleagues and management as appropriate.Creation of management informant and reports.
 The CompanyOur client is a well-established haulage company.

This is a chance to join their Transport team in the Manchester depot.Proman acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers.

We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial.View our latest jobs today on our website www.proman-uk.com and follow us on LinkedIn.WarH The UK has now left the European Union.

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  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
  • Salary: £25k - 30k per year
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: PROMAN
  • Posted: 10-Jun-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com