Role: Junior Transport Planner
Location: Derby, DE21 4BD
Salary: Up to £25,000 basic + generous benefits package
Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5.00pm
Are you ready to rev up your career in transport planning? We're on the hunt for a talented Junior Planner to join our energetic team and learn the ins and outs of transport planning from our experienced planner here at SOS Wholesale, a leader in FMCG Wholesale.
Key Responsibilities of a Junior Transport Planner:
Design and plan efficient routes using planning software.
Coordinate closely with drivers, ensuring a smooth operation.
Ensure compliance with driving legislation.
Utilise your geographical expertise for optimal planning.
Act as a communication hub, liaising effectively with suppliers, customers, and internal teams.
What We Need From You as a Junior Transport Planner:
Passionate about advancing in the transport planning sector.
At least 1 years of experience in transport planning or driver management.
A cool head under pressure – you thrive in high-stakes environments.
Exceptional telephone skills, able to communicate clearly and professionally.
Proficient in MS Excel and other computer applications.
Familiarity with routing software.
A knack for problem-solving, especially in resolving issues with late or misdelivered items.
Benefits of a Junior Transport Planner:
Job Stability: Join our team for a long-term, permanent position, offering you stability and security in your career.
28 Days Annual Leave: Generous annual leave to recharge and spend quality time with loved ones.
Free Parking: Convenient on-site parking for our employees.
Cyclist-Friendly: We provide a bike shed for cyclists, supporting your eco-friendly commuting choices.
Nest Pension: Secure your future with our Nest pension scheme.
Westfield Health Options: You have the opportunity to join Westfield Health for dental and optical.
Progression Opportunities: potential avenues for career growth.
Positive Working Culture: Join a team that values respect, diversity and a positive working culture.
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Apply today – interviews taking place very soon