Traffic Planner - 1 x Day Shist & 1 x Night Shift
Permanent – Shift Pattern 4 on/4 off
Our client is a fast developing, multi-site organisation, with a large diverse customer base, making this an exciting opportunity. As a result, they are looking to recruit a Traffic Planner working 4 on / 4 off Days. The role oversees the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first class service in a cost effective way.
Dealing with VOSA Compliance
Problem solving/logical thinking
Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight corporate deadlines.
Essential Specific Skills
Computer skills – Stirling (training will be provided), Excel
Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external.
Team player with a flexible ‘Can Do’ attitude
Specific Key Accountabilities
Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation
Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief
Liaise with other depots within the Company
Confirming deliveries to customers with specific I.T. services
informing customers immediately and 24/7 regarding Rejected or Returned goods
Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots
Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly
Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels
Maintain a computerised system such as Sterling. Have the skills to use excel spread sheets.
A good understanding of transport regulations currently in force
Good geographical knowledge
Booking driver agency staff depending on workload
Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements
Must ensure that all drivers are aware of SAFED, and be actively involved in improving SAFED achievements to goals
Must be an integral part of, and is responsible for employee health and safety
Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to Compliance and inspection requirements
Provide general support appropriate to the management when require including annual leave cover
The company operates 24/7, 365 days a year so you will be expected to work bank holidays depending on how your shift pattern falls.
Check driving licences and ensure Company drivers and Agency drivers are compliant and legal to drive within the scope of the conditions of the Insurance.