Transport Planner


The Opportunity:

An opportunity has arisen for a results-driven, focussed and passionate person to become part of a dynamic Transport team in Northern Ireland depot as a Transport Planner. The role will involve working in our Larne office.

This position is ideal for someone who is excited about building the most cost-effective and service efficient plan possible and then delivering that through skills allocation, vehicle management and driver’s hour’s management whilst providing a safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maximising driver and vehicle utilisation – allocating people by taking into account safety, service and cost implications
  • Fleet control
  • Liaising with customers – external & internal departments
  • Liaison with Warehouse to ensure an integrated and speedy intake/outload
  • Liaison with Maintenance to comply with service requirements
  • Fuel management and best operating practices
  • Ensuring legal compliance (i.e. Drivers hours, RTD, & O Licence requirements)
  • Maintenance and promotion of a safe working environment
  • Maintaining administrative procedures

Key Skills/Job Requirements:

  • An innovative thinker who pursues goals with drive, creativity and tenacity
  • PC literate (including spreadsheets)
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff & management
  • Flexibility regarding shifts – days/backs including weekend working
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, energetic environment
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • Ability to work alone and on own initiative

Previous experience of working in a Transport Department would be an advantage

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