Eccles, Manchester

Full-time, Permanent

TRANSPORT PLANNER

Romac Logistics Ltd are a rapidly expanding company in the Logistics sector, delivering high quality innovative solutions within their markets, who are currently recruiting for a Transport Planner to assist the team at the depot in Birstall, Batley. This is a fast moving and dynamic work environment, which would suit an outgoing individual with the ability to multitask and prioritise appropriately.

                                                                                                                  

Transport Planner Job Purpose:

 

To manage collection & delivery plans. Looking to improve productivity, efficiency and quality of the operation. To provide assistance and general support to the Transport Teams to help coordinate the smooth running of the supply chain.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Production of an efficient daily/weekly transport plan

  • Weekly cost summary of trips, and underutilized resources on kit, labour and associated cost

  • Generation of weekly operational planning KPI pack to operational management team highlighting cost, efficiency, service performance, issue management and ongoing opportunities

  • Monthly review of schedule with site teams to support visual and theoretical scenarios with operational teams

  • Seasonal and change management schedule creation to meet business demands

  • Generation of site fleet utilization measures for kit usage gantt charts, improvement plans

  • Regular audit of customer and route master data to ensure alignment between system and operations

  • Costing and business case compilation for improvement plan initiatives and sign off

  • Liaising with customers confirming plans and references

 

Experience:

  • Previous experience within a transport office or planning role

  • Previous experience within a supervisory role desired but not essential

  • Experience in being part of a diverse, multi-site team

  • Multi drop planning experience

  • Use of planning systems

 

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Good IT skills, including MS Word and Excel

  • Strong communication skills with an ability to balance conflicting demands

  • Ability to work under pressure in an ever-changing environment

  • Excellent time management, and organizational skills

  • Strong problem-solving ability

 

Job Type: Full time

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