Senior Transport Planner

Posted 23 August 2023
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum + perks
Job type Permanent
Discipline Supply Chain and Procurement
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with an industry leading, haulage company based in Lisburn on the appointment of a Transport Planner.

If you are are ready for a fresh challenge with a firm that will offer you a guaranteed career progression plan, this is the move for you.

What's in it for you:

  • Starting salary of up to £40,000

  • Funded certified training course

  • Guaranteed career progression

  • Additional perks

In your new role:

  • Report directly to the Operations Manager

  • Manage and mentor a team of up to 6 at any one time, ensuring standards are met consistently

  • Frequently liaise with Customer Services and Sales departments to ensure the smooth day to day running of the business

  • Assign customer sales to transport for delivery, efficiently and cost effectively

  • Oversee the deliveries and internal functions of UK operations, inclusive of groupage and full loads

  • Ensure KPI targets and deadlines are consistently achieved

  • Plan and assign SORs to drivers and confirm booking dates when required

  • Create reports and delivery schedules

  • Maintain files and records

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 2 years working in a transport planning role

  • Must be able to demonstrate a sound geographical knowledge and route planning across the UK

  • Some form of management / supervisor experience

For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you with your next move, get in touch with Chris Quinn today.