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Transport Planner

  • Location

    Derry (Londonderry)

  • Sector:

    Multi Sector

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive pay rates

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)2871228449

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Transport Planner
Ref. VAC-12837
Co. Derry/ Derry City Outskirts
Full-time perm contract
We are working with an Employer based within easy reach of Derry City who are seeking to hire a capable and experienced Transport Planner

What will you be doing?
Responsibilities (not limited to)
Plan and manage the distribution of multiple driver’s, vehicles and implement the allocation of routes and product loads.
Ensure maximum use of cost-effective measures and proactively work towards minimizing fuel costs and maximize drivers’ hours through strategic forward planning.
Up to date knowledge of current legislation regarding Road haulage regulations.
Assist in daily order processing, confirmations, and the invoicing of product when necessary.
Daily stock control and reconciliation when necessary.
Ordering product through the various Supplier computer systems
Dealing with customer or colleagues queries in relation to product delivery.
Processing and monitoring driver documentation and cash sheets to ensure correct paperwork is always produced.
Monitoring driver timesheets to ensure company processes and legislation is adhered to.
Liaising and communicating with team members at other locations in relation to their day-to-day procedures e.g., deliveries, depot stock, driver availability etc.
Assist in any direct sales via yard e.g., lubes oils etc.
Ensure Operations director is updated daily and immediately if any unforeseen issues arise e.g., Vehicle breakdowns, RTA’s etc.
General office admin e.g., telephone, post and filing
Maintain high level customer care.
Forklift duties (training provided)
Back up from Head Office at other locations during holidays or sick leave

Software used:
Microsoft Office
Fuel Soft (Bespoke)

Experience, Skills and Attributes
Two years’ experience essential
An understanding and appreciation for the importance of prioritising workload
Have strong critical thinking skills.
Have good organisational skills and excellent attention to detail.
Good customer service skills
Competent in Microsoft Office suite (most importantly Excel and Word)

Hours: 8.00am to 6.00pm Mon – Friday and Saturday Mornings (Rota basis)
42.5-hour week (30minute unpaid lunch break)

Salary -£27500 per annum

How to Apply:
Please send your full and up to date CV along with a cover note or email to David/Robert in our Multi-Sector team in order to apply for this role.
Please note at this time, applications can only be accepted from those who already hold legal right to work in Ireland.

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