Transport Planner

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Reference: 1491_1601566095
Contact Name: Elly Clow
Expiry Date: 2020-10-31

gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

Perm role - Wakefield- Salary up to £32,000 per annum dependant on experience

We are recruiting on behalf our well established and very successful client in Wakefield for an experienced Transport Planner.

Key Responsiblities:

  • Ensure staffing levels are maintained each week efficiently
  • Provide special delivery instruction to the team and drivers
  • Be present at daily shift briefs, monthly meetings, and daily shift handovers
  • React promptly to change in circumstances, volume, or requirements to minimize disruption and costs.
  • Communicate with internal team and external hauliers ensuring all issues are reported including late deliveries, quality issues or service issues
  • Support the transport team in all associated tasks including deliveries.
  • Oversee holiday planning, absence management, performance management

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Be able to multitask and handle multiple projects at once
  • Strong Microsoft skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
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