Role details

Transport Planner

Manchester   •   £20,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Transport Planner
  • This role is shift work based in Manchester

About Our Client

My client has a new contract that is rapidly expanding. Due to amount of growth they are looking for a Transport Planner to join their team. This role is based on their Manchester site.

Job Description

The successful Transport Planner duties will include:

  • Decide the prioritised collection requirements of suppliers, based on their communication and your analysis and route vehicles into site accordingly
  • Monitor vehicle progress throughout the day and make decisions on re-routing accordingly
  • Communicate routing decisions to drivers including all necessary and accurate delivery/collection information - names, addresses, phone numbers, etc.
  • Communicate with sub-contractors
  • Liaise with department colleagues and ensure trucks and trailers are routed for servicing

The Successful Applicant

The successful Transport Planner must have:

  • Identifies customer requirements with the customer and develops plans to meet them.
  • Develops strong working relationships and understands drivers working hours
  • Personally evaluates risk and makes contingency plans accordingly.
  • Stays focused on the end result expected
  • Proven transport planning experience

What's on Offer

This is a permanent role offering up to £25,000 depending on experience.

Please note this role will be shift work

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