Senior Transport Planner

Posted 23 August 2023
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum + perks
Job type Permanent
DisciplineTransport & Logistics
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.