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Transport planner

  • Location: Hatfield
  • Salary: £22,000 to £23,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 145 days ago
  • Company: Robertson recruitment

One of our most prestigious international clients is seeking a pro-active and highly organised Transport Planner to join their team in their Hatfield operation. My client has a nationwide presence across multiple sites and executes the very best customer experience at all times. They are looking for a Transport Planner to manage and plan all transport runs to deliver a successful transport operation in line with meeting deadlines and budgets.

The role would suit someone with a background in managing LGV driver runs in line with driver hours regulations and in the most cost efficient way. Being highly organised is key and having good people skills along with a strong background in Administration and problem solving would suit well for this particular role! Typically from a Transport background with good knowledge in transport, admin and Planning. My client is also open to graduates looking for their first career start in the transport planning world as full training will be provided!

In Return, you will be rewarded with a salary of £22,000pa plus fantastic pension's scheme, private medical insurance, life insurance, share scheme and 28days holiday rising up to 30 with service!

Transport planner Job Role:

  • Dealing with emails and telephone calls promptly from internal and external stakeholders
  • Planning runs for LGV drivers in an cost efficient way
  • Generating KPI reports
  • Dealing with customers and internal colleagues regarding collections and deliveries
  • Driver Holiday management in line with company boundaries
  • Managing Driver headcounts and reporting any issues

Transport Planner Key skills/ Experiences:

  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment with good background knowledge of FMCG
  • Educated to Degree level is preferred - A-C in English and Maths GCSE
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • MS Office skills including Excel up to intermediate level ideally
  • Flexibility and adaptable to change
  • Able to work off own initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills

Transport Planner Benefits:

  • Salary £22,000pa
  • Working Hours - 09:00 - 17:30 (Flexibility to work weekends according to business needs)
  • Generous Company Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free shares and share save scheme
  • 28 days holiday rising up to 30 with service
  • 15% company discount
  • Job Stability with a growing company
  • Fantastic opportunities to be promoted within.
  • Nominated for best company to work for

The Transport Planner will possess a high degree of discipline together with a strong character and solid business acumen for this challenging, yet rewarding role. If you have experience within FMCG, Transport, Admin or planning and would like to work for a company that is vibrant, fun, challenging and be an instrumental part of its continued success then please apply TODAY!