Transport Planner

We require a self-motivated & flexible transport planner for our multi vehicle fleet transport department based at Brickfields Business Park, Gillingham, Dorset. You will help keep our fleet of vehicles on the road & in the right place at the right time. Which supports our 'Just in time' manufacturing ethos.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Compile multi-drop delivery runs throughout the UK & Europe in accordance with legislation.
  • Book ferries, Trains, Tolls & accommodation for drivers as required.
  • Carry out driver briefings.
  • Communicate with drivers over delivery issues.
  • Liaise with all other departments to ensure product is dispatched on time to meet deliveries in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Liaise regarding the collection of raw materials & returns.
  • Liaise with Dexreco, our customers & the drivers to ensure that material for recycling can be transported in a safe manner.
  • Liaise with vehicle workshop regarding scheduled and unscheduled vehicle maintenance.
  • Other transport associated tasks including vehicle downloads, O licence compliance & FORS compliance,
  • Follow all Quality Control guidelines set by the Company
  • Follow the requirements of the Company’s ISO Procedure
  • Follow the Company’s Health and Safety Policy, work instructions & safe systems of work

Post Requirements

  • Certificate of Professional Competence desirable but not essential. Willingness to undertake this qualification, if required.
  • Good IT, administration & attention to detail skills.
  • Good memory & strong communication skills essential.
  • Fast moving environment, so you need to be able to concentrate under pressure, at times.
  • Ensure compliance to the company health & safety policy.
  • Ensure compliance to company ISO procedures