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Transport Planner

Zoek Pin Purfleet, Thurrock, England

£26500 - £27500/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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Looking to build your career in the transport industry? Are you bright, enthusiastic and good with people?

For the right person we are offering to train you as a route planner, no previous experience as a planner required.

Perhaps you are in a Transport administration function now, looking for that first step up into management?

We are a recycling company based in Purfleet Essex collecting from Central London. Paper Round’s Operations team of 6 staff is at the heart of our business and we are looking for an exceptional person to join them. As Route Planner, you will work Monday - Friday 9:30 - 18:30. There is a requirement to work some Saturdays (payable as overtime). The role will see you using software to plan 40 routes for the following day and liaising with our helpdesk team to meet customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage scheduling of c. 600 jobs per day to maximize driver productivity and customer satisfaction.

• Liaise with account managers and with helpdesk to meet client requirements.

• Develop new routes to accommodate Company growth.

• Run & organise driver overtime rota

The Person As a Route Planner you will have;

• 3 years’ experience within a transport department

• Looking to progress within the industry

• Ability to think on your feet and remain calm under pressure

• A people person

• A love of transport!

The Company Paper Round started life in 1988 as a small Friends of the Earth project. The Group provides total waste management, office supplies, secure data destruction, and food recycling to businesses and the public sector. From our closed-loop recycling solutions, to charity donations; our ethical stance isn't just lip service, it’s an integral part of who we are and what we do! Our clients range from facilities management firms at large multi-tenant skyscrapers, to financial institutions, charities and media firms and from SMEs to food service chains

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