Transport Planner / Trainee Transport Planner - Leeds 34679

Transport Planner / Trainee Transport Planner - Leeds

Our client is a European leader in the transport and logistics of dangerous materials.
Due to increasing their business they are now seeking a Transport Planner / Trainee Transport Planner to join the team based in Morley, Leeds.


Experienced Transport Planner £25,000 - £35,000

Trainee £15,000 - £22,500

The role:

  • Day to Day scheduling of allocated Drivers, Tractors, Tankers, Chassis Bodies and Demountable Tanks ensuring effective ROI.
  • Oversee Driver Holiday and Sickness making sure all jobs can be covered.
  • Efficient Fuel savings through plan management.
  • Control of Costs through time management of allocated Driving Staff
  • Control of Driver subsistence – i.e. Nights Out / Parking / Tolls to allow the Business to exceed targets.
  • Investigation of Driver Incidents at first stage and if required to escalate have a full and factual report to present to Operation Manager.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with Key Accounts and building solid relationships as to maintain a ‘’Good Customer Service’’
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained to the required standard and Drivers have the relevant PPE issued.
  • Contribute ideas and solutions to the Operation Manager
  • Monthly Review of –
    - ‘’Owned Accounts’’ summarising areas for expansion, concern and new opportunities to explore.
    - Driver and Tractor utilisation – what was it and how can it improve
    - Personal and Team Goals

    Skills and Competencies –

  • Computer Literate with a basic understanding of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.
  • Good Communicator – Both Verbally and Written.
  • Be able to work under pressure when faced with diverse and stressful situations
  • Able to be persuasive to ‘’Get the Job done’’
  • commercially aware
  • Fluent in Dutch or French, preferable both.
  • International experience would be preferred although this is not essential.

    If you feel you match the above criteria please apply online only using the link below and a member of our team will be in touch.

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Transport Planner / Trainee Transport Planner - Leeds
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North Yorkshire
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Salary and benefits: 
Salary £15,000 - £35,000 Depending on Experience
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Employer: Groupe Samat

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