- Rochdale, Greater Manchester
- £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Transport Planner. Rochdale. Upto £28,000 per annum. Monday to Friday. (Day shifts with occasional night shifts to cover holidays). I have a great opportunity for a Transport Planner to join a progressive, forwardthinking Distribution/Warehousing company based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. The company are looking for an individual to join the team as they continue to expand. There is a chance to begin a successful career within a company that likes to invest in their staff and are always looking to offer chances of selfdevelopment to help build a career. Based within their large, purpose build premises in Rochdale this role offers a great opportunity for somebody with an interest in transport and logistics to flourish within a successful logistics company. The successful candidate will ideally have approx. 2 years experience in a similar working environment, and will have a good geographic knowledge of the of the UK. The main purposes of the role are... Transport planning within the UK (predominantly the North). Mainly working on day shifts between 7am and 7pm (9 hours a day). Occasional night shifts to cover holidays (between 510 weeks per year). Responsible for efficiently planning all incoming and outgoing collections/deliveries. Key responsibilities... DAY SHIFT Plan collections/deliveries using TMS. Allocate jobs to drivers and vehicles. Telephone calls from drivers, customers & suppliers. R esolve queries when on route. Monitor all collections & deliveries, reporting any discrepancies. Ensure all service documents are sent to the appropriate department or account manager. Uphold internal quality benchmarks. Driver debrief on their return. NIGHT SHIFT Plan collections/deliveries using TMS. Responsible for creating standard vehicle tours in TMS. Responsible for the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and any other data which comes up during the shift. Planning of all vehicle schedules for inbound arrivals. Communicate with Transit Terminal Operatives. Uphold internal quality benchmarks. Driver briefing, dispatching and support. Requirements of the candidate... 2 years experience in a Transport/Logistics environment. Experience in working alongside Drivers. Good knowledge of Drivers hours and working time directive. * Experience in working with ADR goods. The successful candidate will demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic approach. Being able to work part of a team is key, enabling a positive influence on those around you. Continue to develop trust and respect from your colleagues. You must be a confident communicator, and also a good active listener which will enable you to gather all relevant information from clients. f this opportunity sounds interesting to you and the above specifications match your experience and knowledge, follow the below link and apply for the job! Search Consultancy are a recruitment company working on behalf of our respective clients. 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.