Transport Planner - Iver

Basic Salary 38k + Bonus + Benefits
Ref: 409 Date Posted: Friday 24 May 2024

Top reasons to join this client:

  • Basic salary £38k per annum.
  • + Profit Share Bonus.
  • Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.30pm.
  • Iver based Depot.
  • Leading Distributor in the Building Materials Industry.
  • Sole Transport Lead, fast paced company.
  • Blend of transport operations, routing, organising driver training & compliance.
  • Working closely with the Warehouse and Operations Manager.
  • FORS Gold Accredited company with an excellent reputation for quality.
  • Join an established employer (30 years) where people really do come first.
  • Ambitious company plans, year on year growth, clear vision for next 5 years.
  • Parking onsite, Pension, 20 days holiday increasing to 24 days per annum + BH.
  • Excellent career development, ongoing training.

Typical Duties will include:

  • Daily operations, including liaising, if required, with customers.
  • Routing, using the Merlin system, and Max Optra to assist with routing.
  • Carrying out daily driver de-briefs, ensuring any non-compliance is reported & acting on these defects.
  • Managing driver risk profile and identifying and supporting driver training needs.
  • Accident investigation and management.
  • Licence checking and ensuring driver and vehicles are legally compliant.
  • Ensuring driver and vehicle compliance in terms of WTD regulations, planned maintenance and inspections.
  • Supporting the Operations Manager to ensure KPI’s and budgetary targets are met.
  • Assisting the Operations Manager on Warehouse related duties as required.

The successful candidate:

  • Relevant Transport / Warehouse Operations experience gained in a fast-paced role.
  • Experience of routing and scheduling of both vehicles and drivers using software.
  • Confident communication skills, happy to speak with customers as required.
  • Competent in MS Office, ability to learn new software and systems.
  • A natural problem solver with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with Warehouse & Customer Service teams to ensure customer satisfaction.

Ideal: Experienced working with routing systems such as Merlin or Max Optra (however, training provided).

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