£28,000 - £33,000 a year
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National Distribution Business
About Our Client
My client are a leading distribution business, who are looking for a Transport Planner, to add to their growing Transport team out of their site in Leeds. This role provides a fantastic opportunity to progress through the company structure, with a defined progression pathway, and excellent company benefits!
The successful Transport Planner will be responsible for the following roles and responsibilities:
Planning for a fleet of 25+ vehicles on a Day 1 for Day 2 basis
Analyse vehicle optimisation and assign loads to HGV capacity in compliance with H&S regulations.
Work with the transport manager to continuously update the new plan to meet the ever changing business demands.
Re-plan loads when necessary due to delays, equipment failure or driver issues.
Plan and implement initiatives to improve routing and efficiencies.
Complete and resolve all outstanding load planning issues or pending concerns.
Develop processes and procedures in conjunction with the Transport Manager.
Support the transport manager by analysing driver data, optimising vehicle utilisation and maximising the use of our fleet to bolster capacity into customers and reduce third party costs.
The Successful Applicant
The successful Transport Planner will be from a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background, and have the following:
3 years experience in Transportation Operations, and a minimum of 2 years experience within Transport Planning.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.)
Highly effective communication in the verbal and written form.
Experienced User of planning software such as Mandata/Paragon etc.
Must be a responsive self-starter and highly motivated within a fast-paced environment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and able to adapt to change with new systems and ways of working.
A clear understanding of rules and regulations around driver's hours/working times is essential.
Be commutable to Leeds
Experienced in transport planning and familiar with permutations of planning for a customer network i.e time restrictions, access restrictions, vehicle size restrictions etc.
What's on Offer
£28,000 - £33,000 Dependent on Experience
Generous Annual Leave Entitlement
Opportunity to progress
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