Senior Transport Planner

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
Salary: £32k - 35k per year
Contact: Craig Cartwright
Call: Craig
Reference: 3636
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Are you an experienced Transport Planner looking for a new and exciting opportunity with a business that offers genuine opportunity for career progression ?

Would you like to work for an established business that continues to go from strength to strength, an established business with multiple sites, a record of sustainable growth ?

requirements 

  • Minimum of 5 years planning experience within general haulage/contract logistics
  • Previous experience working with curtainsiders, flatbeds and low-loaders would be an advantage
  • Extremely strong geographic knowledge
  • Sound commercial acumen, including a good understanding of backloading vehicles
  • Ability to plan/manage 60+ artics and drivers
  • Customer focused, with a can do attitude
  • Sound planning skills to achieve booking slots for varying customers
  • Must be able to work with a large team within the office. So a good general attitude to other staff
  • CPC holder preferred but not essential
  • Complete upto date knowledge of current drivers hours laws and regulations
  • Experience managing drivers and their personalities to get the best out of them
  • Computer literate, ideally some form of experience dealing Roadrunner transport system (training can be provided)
  • Comfortable taking calls out of hours in the week and weekends on a rota basis

Hours Of Work 

  • Monday to Friday, rotating hours of 7am-5pm and 8am-6pm

Please submit your CV as soon possible as interviews will be ongoing. Closing date is 28th February 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an Employment Agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.