Transport Planner

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Job description

We are hiring for looking for an experienced Transportation Planner who will report to the Transport Manager and will join Planning Team with the responsibility of scheduling the associated fleet movements.

This is a Monday to Friday, 8am to 5.00pm on site

Essential Requirements and Qualities
· Strong system and reporting skills
· Motivated and reliable
· Ability to multi-task while performing under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
· Strong organisation and communication skills
· Ability to be flexible and adapt in a changing environment.
· Experience in the waste industry an advantage.

The Successful Candidate will:
· Ensure planning for effective utilisation of resources in line with collections.
· Effective fleet maintenance, compliance and management reporting.
· Liaise with Transport Manager and Operations Team to update on fleet health as necessary.
· Monitor collection timings and driver locations to ensure the smooth operation of service.
· Be a point of contact for drivers on the road in relation to routes and vehicle issues.
· Liaise with the Transport Manager and Maintenance team on off-road vehicles ensuring accurate planning.
· Adhere to budgets in relation to costs as advised by the Transport Manager.
· Provide first class customer service, leading by example and assist in communicating standards to the driver team.
· Ensure driver hours are in compliance with Working Time Act and taking action to amend as necessary.
· Tachograph compliance, performance and identify where gaps are.
· Ensure accuracy of driver clock information in relation to working hours on the Company Time and Attendance System feeding information across to payroll
· Candidate to work in tandem with EHS and Compliance to ensure adherence.
· Cross training to cover holidays, day off, training around scheduling of collection routes
· Knowledge on waste management reporting
· You will demonstrate high customer service, a desire to exceed expectations and to be considered the best at what we do. The suitable candidate should embrace and display these qualities to meet our brand values and be part of our incredible team.
· We are looking for someone that is professional in their approach, highly customer focused and dynamic to join the team for this new and exciting opportunity.

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