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Transport Planner

Posted 15 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 2 months ago
Company Description
Following years of accelerated growth Culina Group is now a £2.2billion+ turnover business, employing over 22,000 staff, with a fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles. Culina Group operates from over 100+ depots across the UK and Ireland, serving more than 1,000 clients over its framework of chilled, ambient, contract packaging solutions and fresh and baked goods.
Company Overview
Stobart (Part of the Culina Group) is a leading ambient transport and logistics business, providing services to many of the UKs best known brands across core consumer and retail sectors
At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive A place where you're valued, challenged, and inspired!
Job Description
We are currently seeking a Transport Planner to join our Transport team at our Appleton site. As a Transport Planner you will be playing a central role in creating effective transport plans for our customers within the wider Stobart network, whilst complying with legal responsibilities.
Shift Pattern: Monday - Friday Days (08:00 - 18:00)
Salary: Up to £31,500 Per Annum
Job responsibilities of Transport Planner include:
Effective management and planning of drivers, through on-going communication and using our state-of-the-art transport software
Controlling and planning an agreed amount of resource (vehicles, drivers, trailers); ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU drivers hours regulations)
To ensure the daily plan is completed in real time managing resources effectively; maximising utilisation whilst minimising cost
Ensure that our internal tracking systems are kept organised and updated to an exceptional standard
Make regular use of in-house planning tools and systems to manage workload and monitor efficiency
Understanding and achieving key performance targets relating to the safety and efficiency of our fleet (including utilisation and costing)
Constantly communicate with our customer service teams and drivers to ensure customer KPIs and targets are achieved and maintained
As a Transport Planner you will possess the following skill, experiences and qualifications:
As the successful candidate you will be able to work on your own initiative, with the willingness to resolve complex issues.
You should be able to comfortably organise your own workload and will be able to work in a pressurised environment to meet key deadlines.
You should be PC literate, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word in particular.
You must also have at least 2 years experience in a transport and logistics environment.
Additional Information
As part of our drive to makeStobarta great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.
Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.
Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:
Annual Leave - Competative Hoilday Entitlement
Pension - We want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirement so we offer agreat contribution of 5 % employee and 3 % employer contribution
Wellness - Via our Employee Assistance Programmewe offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year
Eye Care Vouchers
We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses
Reward & Recognition
We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via referral bonus', special recognition and long service awards.
Everyday discounts - via our benefit platform you will have access to 100's of retailer discounts for everyday savings!
Fitness - your wellbeing is important to us and being active is a great way to keep your body and your mind health. We have partnered with PureGym so you can save money on a no contract membership
If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam!