Traffic Planner

  • Location

    Droitwich

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 per annum, Benefits: Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Melanie Machin

  • Contact email:

    mmachin@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0117 906 5808

  • Job ref:

    MM-95

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-25

  • Startdate:

    2021-06-29

Are you a Traffic Planner with strong geographical knowledge? Does a 4 on / 4 off shift suit your home life? We are currently recruiting a Traffic Planner to join a well-established transport and warehousing company based in Droitwich.

This is a full-time permanent role working a 4 on / 4 off shift (6am – 6pm) plus free parking, nest pension, uniform, and a salary of up to £28,000 for the right person.

As Traffic Planner, you will manage traffic planning of routes and scheduled delivery times to ensure customers receive a cost effective and high standard of service. You will work closely with Suppliers and Drivers to plan routes, working to avoid late deliveries or missed time slots, you will use a transport management system (Stirling) to monitor compliance, as well as ensuring Drivers ID  documents are correct and in date, health and safety and booking agency staff when required. You will need to demonstrate commercial and cost awareness, providing knowledge of safe loading of vehicles and securing loads as well as developing business with clients to maximise opportunities to ensure all available vehicles have appropriate reloads.

I am keen to speak to applicants with experience of working in a transport / Traffic Planning role with strong geographical knowledge of the UK. Previous experience of using a transport planning / management system will be useful, however in-house training will be provided. You must be a strong communicator with an excellent telephone manner and the ability to work within a small, close knit team. Knowledge of Microsoft office including Excel is essential as the role will include reporting.

Role would suit: Traffic Planner, Transport Planner, Logistics Planner
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