Transport Planner

Due to continued growth, our Client is seeking an experienced Transport Planner to join their small Logistics Team. You will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day planning of the Drivers and all associated Administration. The role is office-based near Philipstoun, West Lothian.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Daily route planning/scheduling for HGV Tanker sand Bulkers
  • Ensuring best routes for efficiency and deadlines
  • Liaising with agencies to ensure cover (when required)
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety 
  • Building relationships with colleagues and Customers

Essential skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar Transport Planning/Operational role
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
  • Strong IT Skills 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to integrate into a small team
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and trustworthy
  • Working to Targets and KPI’s
  • Multi-tasking whilst ensuring accuracy
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • General Administration tasks as required

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Transport Manager CPC
  • Experience of using MANDATA

This is a busy and varied office-based role which will require excellent communication and organisational skills.  It is Monday to Friday (office hours) but will require remote telephone cover for 1 in 4 weekends.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply, please send your CV asap.

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