Job Description

Job Title: Transport Planner
Location: Coventry
Salary: 24,000 - 26,000
Hours: 08:00 - 16:00

Workforce are currently recruiting for a Transport Planner to join our clients Distribution Centre based in Coventry. The ideal person will have experience working with Paragon and able to plan multiple routes with a large fleet of vehicles

Main duties and responsibilities:
• Plan daily schedules
• Liaise with all sites to produce achievable transport plans on a daily basis
• Schedule work centrally using various planning systems
• Manage customer orders and available customer offerings to ensure key operational targets are adhered to
• Create accurate daily management reports
• Develop KPI information for ongoing monitoring of the operations transport solution
• Deal with all ad hoc management requests
• Run model scenarios for UK wide transport networks to identify operational improvements and new opportunities
• Support the operation with contract projects, I.T. implementation and any other projects
• Attend Distribution Centres and management meetings as appropriate
• Continually review working practices and improve in conjunction with the Distribution Director and Regional Management
• Review Distribution Centre Performance against plan to improve SLA and financial Performance
What we're looking for:
• Experience working as a Transport Planner
• Experience in a transport & planning environment
• Experience of computerised planning and scheduling systems (Paragon)
• Good working knowledge of driver's hours legislation
• Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
• A logical and analytical approach
• Ability to work using your own initiative
• Ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines
• Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Office)