Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in Northfleet for a Transport Planner and this could be the ideal role for you. Joining our team as a Transport Planner you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including: Bonus scheme Enhanced holiday entitlement Contributory pension scheme Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice. Training and development opportunities What will I be responsible for? Joining our team as a Transport Planner, you will liaise and coordinate on a daily basis with our customers, to deliver a high level of service, working closely with our drivers, third party transport contractors and operational staff. This will involve: Order taking and cement delivery management to a wide range of customers within our region. Efficient scheduling of own fleet vehicles, maximising driver hours availability, to meet agreed KPI targets, whilst maintaining legal and operational compliance. Effective allocation of orders to third party transport partners Ensuring safety and compliance Delivering excellent customer service Could this be the ideal role for me? We are looking for a Transport Planner with proven experience working in a similar role with a thorough knowledge of the road haulage industry. To be considered for the role, you must be able to work independently and make day to day decisions regarding the safe and efficient operation of our Central Fleet. You will also require the following skills: Experience of working within a Trade Union Environment (desirable) Computer literate, ideally with experience of SAP and transport routing tools Possess a confident telephone manner with an outgoing personality Effective decision-making skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines. Effective communication skills are essential, including face-to-face, telephone and written SHEQ / Legal Compliance Customer service awareness This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate wishing to develop their professional experience in the field of operational management! Our Business At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless. If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Transport Planner, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest.