Traffic Planner

26000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual + GBP26000/annum
20 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Traffic Planner
Permanent, Full-time
GBP26,000 per annum

Our client is a fast developing, multi-site organisation, with a large diverse customer base, making this an exciting opportunity.

As a result, they are looking to recruit a Traffic Planner working 4 on / 4 off Days. This role oversees 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.

Key Accountabilities
- Carry out tasks largely unsupervised to cost and quality standards.
- Plan ahead - tasks and resources
- Liaise with internal/external customers to resolve problems.
- Collect, analyse and distribute information/data.
- Provide professional/specialist advice both internally and externally.
- Developing relationships with external customer.
- Specify and ensure levels of support service are in place.
- Prioritise and co-ordinate workloads

Specific Key Accountabilities
•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
•Driver communication and monitoring
•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 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

Success Criteria
- Completion of tasks to time and quality standards
- No customer complaints
- Working to budgets
- Successful working partnerships with customers, internal and external
- Delivering the right advice in a timely manner
- Achieving respect of others about your competence.
- Practising safe working procedures.

Specific Skills
- Experience of working at a similar level
- CPC holder desirable (National) but not essential
- Job specific qualification preferred
- 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 (desirable), Excel
- Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external.
- Geographical knowledge
- Team player with a flexible 'Can Do' attitude.

Our client is committed to equality of opportunity.

Please ensure your CV clearly demonstrates the required experience.

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