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Transport Planner - Pallets


  • £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Crawley
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100305

Job Details

BJD have been engaged to find a dedicated Transport Planner for a Pallet Distribution Centre based near Gatwick. Salary on offer is c30,000.

The shift pattern for this role is 2am to 11am, and 6am-3pm rotating week on week.

The Company

The company is a well-established transport provider.

The Role

As a Transport Planner, you will be responsible for the planning of a fleet in order to maintain excellent quality of delivery. You will be responsible for the effective planning of 500 pallets per day across 45 vehicles. This role is highly pressurized.

Key Responsibilities

• Plan vehicle routes using systems as well as manual planning where required

• Enhance profitability by highlighting cost reduction improvements and identify new opportunities

• Liaise with the team to ensure that service levels are consistently met and take appropriate action where necessary

• Produce daily collection and delivery schedules

• Manage the mapping data to ensure the information is relevant and up to date on the system

• Management of drivers

The Person

You will be a dedicated Transport Planner used to dealing with all aspects of pallet planning, systems and legislations in a fast paced environment. You must have:

• Transport planning experience is a must

• Pallet experience

• Demonstrable experience of back hauling

• Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation including drivers hours and fleet requirements

• Good geographical knowledge of UK.

• A driven transport professional willing to work hard.

• Paragon planning and routing experience and an understanding of manual planning

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Location is based near Gatwick;

Easily commutable from:

Gatwick

Crawley

Godstone

Horsham

Redhill

Rotherfield

Lingfield