Transport Planner - Northampton - £25,000 - £30,000 a year

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Transport Planner - Northampton - £25,000 - £30,000 a year

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Pay
£25,000 - £30,000 a year
Job type
Permanent
Shift and schedule
Monday to Friday
Location
Northampton
Benefits
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Company pension
Leading UK FMCG Business
Monday to Friday role
About Our Client
Page Personnel Logistics have partnered with a leading UK FMCG business in their search for a Transport Planner. This role will play a critical part in this organisations operation helping to optimise and utilise each vehicle's delivery and collection.

They are an exciting and unique company who offer a vast array of services. This role will give the successful candidate a chance to truly flourish with a challenging, demanding but rewarding growth. This role will also allow the successful candidate the ability to make a positive impact on the busy transport operation.

Job Description
The Transport Planner role will require the individual to:

Planning vehicles efficiently using a transport planning software.
Coordinating and utilising subcontractors when it comes to delivery and collection
Planning routes in a optimised and efficient manner
Ensuring that time windows and delivery timings are adhered to
Managing and planning of emergency orders
Liaising with Customer Services and Account management teams for service related queries
Monitoring & managing information from the vehicle telematics system.
Supporting the transport manager with route optimisation in relation to VOR and vehicle related issues
Ensuring customer demand is met by proactively managing driver resource Vs vehicle requirements.
Briefing and debriefing drivers to ensure that all instructions for their allocated runs are understood and actioned.
Responding promptly to route feedback and ensuring improvement opportunities are acted upon
Ensuring all key vehicle information is kept up to date on the system relating to delivery points.
Making sure that operational procedures and general housekeeping are kept to a high standard.
Supporting the Transport Team Leader with other requirements as needed
Providing daily/weekly and monthly KPI reports for the Transport Team Leader and Transport Manager
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate for the Transport Planner role will have the following skills and experiences:

Experience in a transport planning role within a busy transport or logistics operation
Previous experience of any Transport Planning Software such as Paragon, Navision and other bespoke systems
Excellent communication skills
Real team player who thrives in a fast-paced, busy, and challenging environment.
Previous experience of working within a transport planning department is essential
Highly organised with proven ability to plan and prioritise your workload and work calmly and methodically in a busy environment.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, notably Excel with strong attention to detail.
Be results driven and commercially minded, able to deal with quotations and costings- Essential
Be commutable to Northampton or Daventry

This role would suit a candidate that has worked in a; Transport Planner, Transport Planning Team Leader, Transport Supervisor, Transport Controller, Transport Scheduler, Transport Manager role previously

What's on Offer
This role offers:

Salary range between - £25,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Holidays
Company Pension Scheme
Other company benefits
Contact
Eloisa Ermita
Quote job ref
JN-112023-6236179
Phone number
+44 115 948 6405

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