Transport Planner

Full Time
£21,000 - £23,000 PA
8.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Closing Date:
30th May 2021

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client for a permanent Transport Planner based in Bridgwater, Somerset. You will be joining a leading manufacturer & supplier, working as part of a team to ensure deliveries/collections are achieved on a daily basis! Getting involved with daily vehicle planning, maximising efficiency and productivity.

The working hours are ideally 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday. The annual salary is £21,000 - £23,000 PA dependant on experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a team to ensure deliveries/collections are achieved on a daily basis.
  • Daily vehicle planning, maximising efficiency, and productivity and are in line with Working time directive (WTD) and EU driving regulations.
  • Answering calls quickly for ETA’s.
  • Liaising with customers to problem solve delivery issues, finding solutions.
  • Point of contact for the drivers.
  • Debriefing drivers on return.
  • Managing the OTIF excel spreadsheet reporting any issues or failures with regards to deliveries.
  • Track 3PL orders through our courier website.
  • Assisting the Transport Manager with daily tasks and duties.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Strong geographical knowledge.
  • Previous experience in a Transport environment.
  • Knowledge of Transport legislation. (CPC or OLAT qualification desirable).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook etc).
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Well organised, taking ownership of tasks.
  • Driven, self-motivated.
  • Team player.
  • Calm disposition.
  • Proactive attitude.

In return, you will benefit from:

  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays.
  • Free parking onsite.
  • Career progression routes available.
  • Company pension.