Transport Planner Fixed Term Contract job in Leicester City at Monster Job Warehouse

Transport Planner (Fixed Term Contract)

Company: Monster (Job Warehouse)

Location: Leicester UK

Date Posted:Sep 27, 2013

A 6 month fixed term contract for a skilled Transport Planner to join a busy Transport Operation with our Leicester based client. Reporting to the Logistics Manager you will manage drivers delivering to customers ensuring that you resolve any issues as the driver is out on route. You will be re-routing drivers due to traffic, road closures or access issues keeping the customer up to date on the progress of their delivery. In the event of breakdowns you will organise alternative delivery whilst ensuring that maintenance technicians are despatched to the incident and update the customer and driver on progress. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding transport planning and reacting to incidents as they occur. You will have good communication skills as you will be expected to liaise with the customer, drivers and vehicle technicians as issues arise. - Utilise transport planning software to plan and re-route drivers- Track vehicles and the progress of their delivery schedules- Update the customer on the progress of their delivery- Update internal databases to record issues as they arise- Manage vehicle maintenance both planned and reactive- Schedule replacement vehicles and drivers if requiredThis is a 6 month fixed term contract to start in October 2013. Our client is keen to interview candidates that can demonstrate multi-drop transport planning and strong customer service skills as soon as possible. Our client offers an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to develop within the business. You will be working a mixture of early's or afternoons with occasional weekend hours to meet demand. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at View full job description
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