Onpoint Executive Search Ltd are currently seeking a traffic planner for a large successful Transport Company based in Stoke on Trent.
To co-ordinate the efficient delivery and collection of full load and groupage freight to each customer/end user on time, using the most efficient and cost effective means available.
Key responsibilities and duties to include:
To oversee the transport operation on a daily basis from 05.00 hours to 15.00 hours.
To assist in the efficient and effective planning of all company vehicles whilst meeting customer expectations and service
Ensure all drivers briefs and de-briefing are completed daily to ensure that all company vehicles are back-loaded where possible ensuring maximum profitability
Ensure optimum vehicle fill is achieved
Monitor delivery performances and ensure this is in-line with company key performance indicators and service level agreement targets
Ability to change traffic planning schedule to accommodate additional business or revise in order to maximise service performance
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced traffic planner to become part of a well-established team.
The suitable candidate will have proven experience in road transport and general haulage operations, and have a resilient character.
The right can candidate will have the following skills:
Certificate of professional competence (preferable but not essential)
Self motivated with strong problem solving skills
Effective IT skills including Excel and Word
Flexible approach to working hours
This position requires day shifts and night shifts personnel