Weekend Traffic Planner

July 27, 2022

Proactive Recruitment

Our client is looking to appoint an experienced Traffic Planner at their busy depot in Grangemouth to work weekends.

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.

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 essential.

Hours are

Friday – 12:00-18:00

Saturday & Sunday – 06:00-18:00

Pay £25000 -£28000

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