Transport Supervisor Planner job in Leicester City at Monster Job Warehouse

Transport Supervisor / Planner

Company: Monster (Job Warehouse)

Location: Leicester UK

Date Posted:Jan 10, 2014

*******TRANSPORT SUPERVISOR / PLANNER - THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS BUSINESS / LEADING CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTOR - REPORTING TO THE TRANSPORT MANAGER - LEICESTER / NOTTINGHAM AREA - SALARY IN THE REGION OF £22,000 TO £25,000 PER ANNUM*******My client is a market leading third party logistics business which is currently looking to recruit a Transport Supervisor / Transport Planner to strengthen their team and support growth within their Construction business unit.THE ROLEReporting to the Transport Manager this customer focused role strengthens the existing transport team and holds responsibility for the daily formulation of transport plans, effectively scheduling the construction fleet whilst ensuring that all key performance indicators and service levels are met.Working closely with the customer, other Transport Supervisors and Planners, Drivers, Loading teams and external hauliers this role is likely to involve but may not be limited to the following:Planning the fleet of vehicles to ensure that all loads are efficiently and cost effectively managed whilst sub-contracting excess volume to approved hauliers.Compliance with Quality, Health & Safety procedures to ensure a safe working environmentNegotiation of terms and rates to achieve the best possible margins on subcontracted workManagement of staff including drivers to help ensure that all agreed KPI's and service level agreements are adhered toRegular communication with the customer, drivers and external hauliers to maintain and further develop working relationshipsLiase and communicate with customer service regarding site issues, late deliveries etcEnsure adherence to EU Driver's hours and Working Time Directive rulesCo-ordination and planning of scheduled vehicle service inspections in line with statutory legislation as well as repairs and maintenanceSKILLS & EXPERIENCEExperience of working within a similar transport environment including planning and man managementCustomer focused including effective relationship building skillsEnthusiastic, committed and able to respond positively to changing demandsExcellent communication skills combined with logical problem solving skillsAbility to motivate staffAbility to analyse and manipulate numerical data and make recommendations(i.e. whether to allocate own vehicle to use a subcontracted haulier)Good working knowledge of Driver's Safe Systems of Work and Driver's Hours regulationsComputer literate with particular knowledge of MS Office applicationsCPC is preferable although not essential for this roleTHE CLIENTA market leading third party logistics provider experiencing significant growth and success. Due to the size and scope of its network it is able to offer not only a rewarding and challenging career but also excellent opportunities for further development and progression.Should you have the required skills and experiences and would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity please apply to this advert via the link on this website including a copy of your current CV. View full job description
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