- Widnes, Cheshire
- £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Transport Planner £20,000 £25,000 Widnes Monday Friday (40 Hours) Key Responsibilities Ensuring the efficient running of the Companys collection services. Planning efficient operation of the vehicle fleet, ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels are maintained. Ensuring compliance with company procedures and statutory obligations for vehicle operations, health & safety and other legislation. Assisting with the management and development of drivers. Maintaining driver records and drivers hours in line with EU rules regulation Prepare vehicle KPIs in line with company requirements. Be responsible for the setting up of new customers. Maintain relationships with current customers. Oncall phone cover on alternative weekends. Other ad hoc duties as requested by management. Route planning for a fleet of Rigids Supervising and managing driver workloads Debriefing drivers, customer contact, query resolution Establish optimum routings by cost effectiveness Skills and Experience Previous transport planning experience Waste management, food and recycling experience within a transport operation (desirable) A comprehensive understanding of EU Drivers Hours Regulations Experienced within interacting with drivers A strong understanding of Microsoft Excel and Outlook Excellent communication skills Great telephone manner An excellent grasp of UK road transport network Strong customer service skills Logical way of thinking Computer literate Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.