Transport Planner

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1352830

 Job Description

AGRO Merchants Group is currently seeking an experienced Transport Planner for our busy Lurgan depot.

AGRO Merchants Group is currently seeking an experienced Transport Planner for our busy Lurgan depot.

 

 The successful candidates will help to support the chilled & dry freight transport teams within the AGRO Merchants Group. The individuals will be responsible for the planning and directing of trucks within the UK & IRL and the role will also include speaking and liaising with our wide variety of customers in a highly professional manner.

 Duties will include;

  • Planning and Directing Irish & UK Collections/Deliveries

  • Tracking goods from collection to delivery

  • Updating customers with their daily requirements

  • Liaising with drivers/customers/suppliers

  • Manage break-downs

  • Comply with strict delivery time schedules

  • Adhere to all Health and Safety procedures

  • Ensure that all drivers work is scheduled so that it is compliant with Working Time Directive.

  • Working a rotational shift pattern if required with weekends included

  • Work to KPI management reporting on items such as load fill, empty running, etc

Job Requirements;

  • At least 1 year experience in a similar role

  • Computer and ICT literate

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

  • Knowledge in the Transport Industry

  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK & Ireland

  • Higher Level Qualification/Degree in Transport is desirable
  • Transport Operator CPC Qualification is desirable
  • Experience with a transport management software is desirable

If you feel you possess the above mentioned attributes and would like the opportunity to work within a diverse, fast-paced growing organisation we would love to hear from you!

AGRO Merchants Group is an equal opportunities employer