Planning Assistant

Burton Commercial
£9.20 per hour
29 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our prestigious client based in Burton is looking for a Planning Assistant to support the Planning requirements within the Primary planning team.

The purpose of this role includes the following:

• Sub-contracting orders to third party hauliers .

• Support Customer Services with booking in and customer service issues but also to provided holiday cover, which includes issuing PO's to Sub hauliers.

• Help with Sub haulier queries and answer any e-mails sent through the planning e-mail address.

• Help with any Tanking queries and ensure all tanker numbers have been sent through to the customer.

The duties of which will require the successful candidate to:

• Ensure all orders are downloaded

• Ensure all late deliveries are reported and logged onto the primary systems/reports

• Ensure customer satisfaction and adherence to processes and guidelines

• Adherence to all healthy and safety aspects as required

• Successful management of problem resolution

• Achievement of personal development objectives

• Ensure chartered times are achieved in the service excellence dashboard

• Liaison with external and internal customers as required

The ideal candidate will have:

• The ability to work on own initiative in a fast paced working environment.

• A flexible approach to duties

• Experience of working in a planning environment

• Understanding of contract haulage and purchasing

• Good geographical knowledge of the UK.

• Good computer literacy and ability to work under pressure

• Good influencing, organisational and communication skills

• Experience of transport planning and working in a busy transport operation.

This is a temporary contract and will run on a basis of 37.5 hours per week. These working hours will be Monday to Friday 8.30AM-4.30PM and will offer a rewarding pay of £9.20 PH.

If this is a role you believe you will excel in and wish to hear more, please apply online or send your CV to

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