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Job Title
Transport Planner
£9.50 - £9.50
Expected Duration
Temporary to Permanent

Recruit4staff is proud to be representing their client, a leading manufacturing company in their search for a Transport Planner to work in their leading facility in Wem

Please be aware you MUST have an understanding of drivers hour regulations and Digi-Cards

For the successful Transport Planner our client is offering;

  1. Temporary-Permanent position
  2. 7.00 am 19.00 pm (4 on 4 off day shifts)
  3. Starting rate of 9.50 per hour
  4. Free parking

The Role of the Transport Planner;

  1. Ensuring that our vehicles are maintained properly, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time and implementing actions to remedy any defects found;
  2. Planning delivery routes
  3. Booking in deliveries and liaising with customers
  4. Ensuring vehicle fleet is managed effectively i.e. vehicle compliance and vehicle servicing checks etc
  5. Management of the logistics team to ensure motivation and that an understanding of all legislative requirements is communicated across the team;
  6. Making and maintaining all necessary records to ensure adherence/compliance to legislative and environmental requirements including any third-party insurance claims;
  7. Managing the transport team in the allocation and prioritising of workload to increase efficiency;
  8. Actively developing the team in increasing engagement, communication, and people development and seeking to improve and maintain people and processes including KPIs, employee attrition, absence management etc.

What our client is looking for in a Transport Planner;

  1. At least two years experience in a similar logistics role - ESSENTIAL
  2. Working knowledge of health and safety legislation relevant to the workplace
  3. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as a minimum
  4. The ability to follow and provide clear instructions
  5. Strong organisational skills

Alternative job titles;

Warehouse Administrator, Logistics Coordinator, Transport Planner, Transport Planning, HGV Coordinator, Transport Administrator, Transport Supervisor

Commutable From;

Wem, Shrewsbury, Whitchurch, Telford, Welshpool, Newtown, Oswestry, St Martins, Halfway House


For further information about this and other positions please apply now 

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4staff (Telford) who are operating as a recruitment agency, agent, agencies, employment agency or employment business.


Job Reference: JOB-8838

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