Distribution Planner

Recruiter
Brakes UK
Location
Tamworth
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
12 Nov 2018
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Transport Planner


Benefits include: bonus opportunity, free parking, subsidised canteen, discounted products and services, brilliant reward and recognition scheme, excellent career development and much more!


From watermelons in Warrington to afternoon tea in a care home, from canapés in Coventry to whole lobster at a Michelin starred restaurant, we deliver over 1.5 million items to our customers each and every day. Your local pub, your favourite restaurant, your children’s schools all have one thing in common – Brakes UK. We’re growing and we’re always on the lookout for people who share our big appetite for success.


As a Brakes Transport Planner, you’ll be responsible for -

• Day to day route planning and scheduling – achieve set KPI targets

• Ensure vehicle utilization within budgetary targets to achieve set service levels.

• Provide reports to meet deadlines

• Driver/Telesales/Sales liaison

• Customer service

• Ensure scheduling compliance with current vehicle and tachograph legislation

• Compliance with Health & Safety and Hygiene legislation

• Data Analysis and upkeep to an extremely high standard

You’ll have –

• Previous experience of planning routes for a large fleet

• Previous experience with a map based planning tool

• Good overall IT skills

• Customer focused

• Supervisory experience

• Full understanding of current commercial vehicle legislation.

It’s a great product to deliver - We care about where our food comes from, which is why we offer complete traceability on all our products. Not to mention our commitment to responsible sourcing - from Red Tractor accredited meat, poultry and fruit and veg to MSC certified fish and seafood, every product in our extensive range has been developed by our food development chefs or chosen with chefs and their customers in mind, making sure we deliver quality and taste with every bite.

You'll be a valuable member of the Transport Team, contributing to the success of our business whilst working with a great team of people and having fun along the way!

You:

You’ll be a natural people person and problem solver with a real drive to deliver results. You will also enjoy working within a team and ensuring that you hit targets and achieve results in a true ‘One Brakes’ way. Above all you will be on a mission to deliver the best solution and best experience to your customers. And of course, you’ll be proud to live and breathe our values:

• Caring passionately for our customers

• Doing the right thing

• Working together as one team

• Being the best we can be

Us:

Here at Brakes Group, we have a simple mission – to help businesses who serve food to thrive. And as we have been serving chefs across the food industry for nearly 60 years, with a business built on quality, reliability, innovation and trust, it’s no surprise that we know what we’re doing.

And with a culture where everyone works together as one team to be the best we can be, with a real focus on our brilliant people, there is no doubt that we have the right ingredients to make your career a successful one. If you’re looking for development we can help you achieve your aspirations. We have clear career paths and learning programmes which will support you at every step of the way! We also have a whole range of Apprenticeships and a Graduate Programme so there really is something for you at every level of your career whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned professional. And being part of Sysco – the Global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products; the opportunities really are endless.

If this isn’t enough, we offer a whole realm of fantastic benefits and incentives including

• Discounts on products and services

• Clear career pathways and development

• Excellent rewards and recognition schemes

• Pension plan

• Additional holiday purchase

FEED YOUR AMBITION. DELIVER YOUR FUTURE

Brakes Group is committed to reducing the environmental impact the business has on both the communities it serves and the countries it operates in. It has ISO 14001 accreditation - an internationally recognised standard for environmental performance.
Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.
Brakes UK uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by Brakes UK would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s), basic DBS certificate and basic credit check.