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Date Added: Tue 03/08/2021

Transport Planner

Romford, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £21000 - £23000 / annually

Offering a competitive rate of pay, a dynamic and friendly working environment, and a secure position within an established company, we are looking for a hardworking Transport Planner to join our team in Romford, East London.

Founded in 1875 Nicholls and Clarke Group are a manufacturer, distributor and retailer of building materials throughout the UK with a network of retail and distribution centres. We have a committed team of over 650 people supplying building materials to the trade and retail markets.

Hours: 9am-7pm (45 hours per week). 1-hour unpaid lunch.

 

Role responsibilities for the Transport Planner:

  • Coordinating and planning transport activities
  • Overseeing and completing Driver de-briefs upon return
  • Responding to telephone calls in a timely manner providing a friendly and supportive service to our customers
  • Dealing with drivers and routing vehicles.
  • Inputting and maintaining data on our system
  • Operational administration as required
  • Ad-hoc transport office duties

 

Requirements for the Transport Planner:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar transport and logistics role/environment
  • A positive and proactive work ethic and be able to work efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Fully computer literate and able to use IT packages including Word, Excel and various databases
  • Strong customer service skills and a solutions-orientated approach
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy are essential
  • Must have a flexible and 'can-do' attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

 

Benefits:

  • Career stability and progression
  • 23 days holiday per annum plus all bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme (NEST)
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Access to Perkbox (discounts and more)
  • Access to the cycle to work Scheme
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