Transport Planner (Part Time)

MT Globex Ltd
7.50 GBP Hourly
04 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Mt Globex Ltd is a small transport company based in Walsall, West Midlands and operating in the general haulage sector and work with a range of customers from small family owned businesses right through to multi-nationals. We provide transport and related services on both an ad-hoc and contractual basis.

Based at our office in Walsall, West Midlands you will be responsible for the daily supervision and planning of up to 20 drivers. Typical daily activities will include but are not limited to the following -

  • Planning routes for the following day/week and allocating jobs to drivers

  • Communicating with drivers throughout the day

  • Planning driver holidays

  • Liaising with recruitment agencies and carrying out driver inductions

  • Contacting logistics partners across the country to arrange back loads

  • Reviewing health & safety onsite and especially around our transport activities

  • Monitoring drivers hours and carrying out routine compliance checks

  • Maintain contact with existing customers and deal with potential customer enquiries

  • Maintain internal records and databases with upto date information

  • Mange vehicle defect process

  • Plan maintenance on vehicles in line with maintenance schedule

  • Work with other areas of the business to ensure an efficient and cost effective operation

The successful candidate will require -

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ideally experience in a HGV/LGV environment

  • Excellent numeracy/literacy and IT skills

  • Good Knowledge of drivers hours and tachographs

  • Sound geographical knowledge of the UK

  • Most importantly a passion for the job

In return the company will offer to the right candidate a permanent position within a small family owned company and career progression opportunities. The company will also support the right candidate towards obtaining an HGV licence and obtaining a CPC qualification. Normal shift times will be 2pm - 6pm. The occasional late and weekend shift may be required, candidate is expected to be flexible. The starting hourly rate will be GBP7.65 with potential to increase after a successful probation period.