Transport Planner

Location Wortley
Discipline: Logistics & Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Contact email: team@indigosearch.co.uk
Job ref: 10211_1632664204
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Reporting into the Operations Manager, this is an exciting & fast-paced White Collar Logistics role with a business that wants to develop, coach & mentor you to progress your career at your pace.

THE ROLE:

  • Transport Planning for a fleet of approx. 20 vehicles - on a Day 1 for Day 2 Delivery basis.
  • Supervision of a Transport department - including a team of drivers & operatives.
  • Use of Manual Transport Planning systems with a view to improving these systems in the long-term.
  • Standing in for the Operations Manager when they are away from the business.
  • Negotiation with suppliers, carriers and customers.
  • Engagement of your team.
  • Thinking commercially at all times.
  • Other operational requirements as they arise - this is an SME business so you will have a wider scope than within a blue-chip business.
  • This role will be working office hours - Monday to Friday but may require some flexibility dependent upon operational challenges.
  • Exposure to other parts of the business at the right times in order to develop your career.

THE PERSON:

  • Transport Planning experience within Logistics.
  • 3PL experience is desirable.
  • Able to commute to & from Wortley on a daily basis.
  • Strong "Can Do" attitude as this is a highly demanding industry where no day will ever be the same.
  • A strong-minded person who can deal with a fast-paced & ever-changing operation.
  • Supervisory experience is advantageous but not essential.
  • IT literate with intermediate or advanced MS Excel knowledge.

ABOUT US:

With over 18 years expertise in the Logistics/Supply Chain sector - Indigo Search recruit for management, director & executive roles across the UK.