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Transport Planner

Full Time
Southampton
Posted 1 month ago
Transport Planner - £30,000 - £37,000 - Southampton

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced and motivated Transport Planner to join a well-established and dynamic marine and logistics business based in Southampton.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious and an enthusiastic team player.

The Transport Planner is a permanent and full-time role working 40 hours per week and offering an annual salary of £30,000 - £37,000 dependent on experience alongside many benefits, including:

  • • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • • Pension scheme

  • • Life Assurance and Health Cash Plan

  • • Free car parking.


Main duties of The Transport Planner:

Working within a small team, you will be planning for a fleet of 20 vehicles, ensuring a consistent high quality service and working to our mantra of "where there’s a will, there’s a way"

The 20 vehicle deal with out of gauge

Transport Planner Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager

  • Utilising the transport management software to ensure that the scheduling of vehicles is carried out effectively and efficiently to achieve the optimum transport plan

  • Plan to ensure that customer service criteria requirements are met at all times

  • Ensure that the plan is clearly communicated to all necessary parties and maintain regular contact with both internal and external customers

  • Liaise closely with the Warehouse and Cargo team to achieve the most effective plan.


Requirements: Transport Planner

  • Experience of working in or alongside a Transport Planning Team

  • Experience within a logistics working environment

  • Able to work under pressure in a time critical environment

  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external customers

  • Analytical skills

  • Computer literate including Microsoft Office

  • Good geographical knowledge of UK

  • Reliable, enthusiastic and flexible in approach

  • Experience of the shipping industry and VBS system would be advantageous

  • Working knowledge of TMS (Haultech)systems and warehouse management systems would be advantageous although full training will be given.


Salary & Benefits

  • Negotiable depending on experience

  • 45 hours/week

  • On call/weekend cover on a rota basis

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Simply Health - Health Cash Plan

  • Free car parking


If you are established Transport Planner and you are looking for a new challenge please do not hesitate to contact The Work Shop today?

Out of Gauge, Haulage, Transport, Heavy Gauge, Transport Management System, Southampton

Job Features

Job CategorySales & Marketing
Salary£30,000 - £37,000
Contract TypePermanent
Job ID3749/2

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