Reed have a fantastic opportunity for you to work with the UKs leading manufacturing company, we are looking for a Transport Planner to join our clients in Hadleigh.
The purpose of your job...
You will be responsible for all aspects of the transport operation, ensuring the on-time delivery of products across the UK and into Europe and parcels worldwide. To ensure transport planning and co-coordinating is carried out in the most time and cost efficient way using defined KPIS to monitor performance.
To ensure that all operations within the transport function are effectively completed to achieve maximum vehicle utilisation, cost effectiveness and that the company service targets are achieved.
Work with the DC team to co-ordinate loading and site shunting functions and complete daily dispatch requirements both internal and external.
To identify opportunities for the cost saving and assist with developing effective solutions to realise them.
To administer the PODs and transfer them to the customer service team as and when required.
To monitor, improve and provide weekly and monthly transport statistics(KPIs) in a timely manner.
Skills and experience required...
Sound working knowledge of a busy transport environment
Relevant experience in a transport role
Self motivated with excellent interpersonal skills
Highly organised with a high level of work accuracy required
Able to make decisions in a pressured/busy environment
Working hours: 39 hours per week to work between 8am – 5pm (normal hours would be 08.00am – 5 pm Monday to Thursday 08.00 – 4pm Friday when processing admin)
Salary - £27k-28k
YOU MUST be available to start immediately, or within one week!