ARRA Distribution are seeking to recruit an experienced Day Transport Planner, working on a 4on/4off rota basis.
Responsible for a broad range of activities that contribute to the accurate production of the daily transport plan for the depot. Responsibilities include Customer/Supplier liaison, updating and manipulating current standard plan to reflect fluctuations in daily volumes.
Ø Identify accurately requirements for Agency Drivers on a weekly/daily basis.
Ø Assisting with the planning and implementation of strategic depot change.
Ø Collating collection and delivery information using bespoke TMS.
Ø Creating collection plans to inform suppliers of loading requirements in a timely manner.
Ø Maintaining depot standard plan information.
Ø Formulating and communicating accurate depot transport plan for the next day’s operation.
Ø Customer/Supplier/Subcontractor management at a number of levels to ensure that key information is communicated, and the daily plans are achieved.
Key Role Responsibilities:
Ø Previous experience in a distribution, operations or planning function.
Ø Effective interpersonal and clear communication skills
Ø Excellent telephone manner.
Ø Accurate and efficient keyboard skills.
Ø High attention to detail and conscientious so that work is completed accurately and on time.
Ø Excellent team working skills.
Ø Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Ø Personal driver to achieve excellent performance using your initiative.
Ø Working knowledge of planning systems.
Ø Working knowledge of transport hours and regulations.
Ø Ability to think logically and flexibly to ensure that the plan minimises cost yet maximises the service to the customer.
Ø Works quickly and accurately to produce clear and effective plans.
Ø Works co-operatively and willingly with others to achieve common objectives.
Ø Possesses a sense of urgency and works diligently to achieve timelines.
Ø Provide detailed instructions to key stakeholders.
Health and Safety, Environmental Management and Food Safety – Understands, encourages and complies with company/site safety policies and procedures; completes all required training and takes personal responsibility for the safety of themselves and others.
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