Weekend Traffic Planner

November 19, 2021

  • Temporary
  • Linwood

ProactiveRecLtd Proactive Recruitment

Our client is looking to appoint an experienced weekend Traffic Planner at their busy depot in Linwood.

This role is ideally suited to an individual with a keen interest in transport and distribution who can demonstrate a proven record of effective and efficient transport planning within a national busy fleet operation. The overall objective of this role is to ensure that the customer receives a first-class service whilst maintaining cost-effectiveness.

This will initially be a 3-month contract with the opportunity to go permanent

Main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Providing professional customer service
  • Day-to-day load planning and scheduling of the fleet
  • Prioritising workload and route planning
  • Daily driver brief and de-brief
  • Tachograph tracking
  • Liaising with sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Liaising with other internal departments

Key skills and attributes:

  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Knowledge and understanding of Driver’s Working Time Regulations
  • Awareness of Driver’s CPC legislation
  • Effective team player
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Good IT skills and exposure to route planning software or equivalent
  • Transport related experience preferred

The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear understanding of the priorities of organising and running commercial traffic, a keen eye for detail and accuracy, the ability to learn quickly, professional confidence and clear communication skills together with a familiarity of common computer packages i.e., Microsoft Office or equivalent. Previous experience with Road Runner or similar route planning software is advantageous.

32 hours of work Friday-Sunday

£16.91 per hour

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