Transport Planner Coordinator in Burnedge - CV-Library

Transport Planner Coordinator in Burnedge - CV-Library

Transport Planner Coordinator in Burnedge - CV-Library

Job Overview

Burnedge, England
Job Type
Full Time
£25,000 - £28,000 Per Year
Date Posted
27 days ago

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Job Description

Transport Planning Coordinator

Responsible to: Control Tower Planner

salary £28k

Shifts: Tuesday - Saturday OR Sunday - Thursday

This is an exciting time to join one of the biggest retailers in the UK and you can join them in their fast-moving business as a Transport Planner Administrator

You will be supporting with transport planning, producing effective delivery schedules to maximise vehicle utilisation, proactively working with carriers, DC's, hubs & internal departments to provide an overall seamless transport operation.

Key Responsibilities

* Produce loading and delivery schedules to ensure effective delivery and collection of stock &

* Assisting in organising all aspects of the transport operation

* Liaise with the network of hauliers to obtain backloads

* Using internal & external software to input bookings and liaise with carriers

* Route planning for full loads, groupage and pallet network loads

* Provide the communication link between customers and carriers

* Make any required changes to the current operation to help towards industry best in class

* Implement SLA's for business units across JD Sport to reduce transit time. Ensuring consistency, clarity and accuracy

* Drive standardisation across the control tower planning operation

* Identify and recommend systems that need to be introduced to future proof the department

* Project manage the on boarding of the systems including TMS roll out across the network

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

· Experience working within the transport and logistics industry

· Experience of using system-based planning tools including a TMS

· Self-learner, the ability to continually learn, develop and adapt

· Excellent communication skills - written, verbal & listening

· Able to bring about change via effective communication and practical demonstration

· Positively able to demonstrate building relationships to support business growth and objectives

· Ability to influence positively at all levels

· Ability to proactively identify opportunities for change and improvement

· Ability to maintain a level-headed approach under varying levels of pressure

· Ability to prioritise and deliver as appropriate whilst working at pace

· Competent decision making

· Good geographical knowledge

· Working experience in control tower planning across the EU and rest of the world - Preferable

· Excellent Microsoft Excel/Office skills

· Knowledge of WMS - Preferable

· Knowledge of SQL & Power BI - Preferable

· Knowledge of TMS - Preferable

Challenge-trg Recruitment (part of the Challenge-trg Group) are an Equal Opportunities Employer, we don't just embrace change, we welcome it. We celebrate diversity and are committed in creating an inclusive environment for all.

Challenge-trg Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy


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