Job Title: Traffic Planner DaysReporting to: Depot Manger Hours: Shift pattern 4 on / 4 off days (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Job Purpose: To take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first-class service in a cost-effective way.
Main duties and responsibilities:
_ Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation_ Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief _ Liaise with other depots within the Company_ Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads_ Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots_ Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly_ Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels_ Maintain computerised system such as Stirling. Have the skills to use excel spread sheet_ A good understanding of transport regulations currently in force_ Good geographical knowledge_ Booking driver agency staff depending on workload_ Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements_ Must ensure that all drivers are aware of SAFED, and be actively involved in improving SAFED achievements to goals_ Must be an integral part of, and is responsible for employee health and safety_ Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to Compliance and inspection requirements_ Provide general support appropriate to the management when require
Experience Essential_ GCSE/NVQ standard. Experience of working at a similar level._ Traffic management_ Dealing with VOSA Compliance_ Problem solving/logical thinking_ Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines._ Computer skills - Stirling (training will be provided), Excel_ Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external._ Geographical knowledge_ Team player with a flexible Can Do attitude_ Distribution/Logistics/Supply Chain Environment
Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.