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Supply Chain & Materials

Planning & Scheduling Transport Planner - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Galway
Date: 27/07/2017
Job Reference: 88518

Job Description

Transport Planner

Our client in Galway are looking to recruit a Transport Planner for their site.

Job Purpose:
As a Transport Planner you will be scheduling, and co-ordinating company fleet, drivers and crew members.


What will I be doing
  • Become a key member of the transport team
  • Operate closely with the fleet manager and maintenance manager to manage availability of vehicles and drivers to meet service requirements.
  • Merge customer requirements and driver/vehicle availability with daily and weekly transport plans and communicate with all parties to ensure sufficient capacity and flexibility.
  • Monitor and assist compliance with transport regulations, including tachographs, driver's hours, licence & CPC, vehicle safety checks.
  • Schedule and coordinate drivers and crew members based on forecasted peak business levels. Maintain adequate staffing level of qualified, experienced drivers and crew members.
  • Communicate professionally, effectively and assertively with team members, drivers and crew to harness good working relations
  • Check crews are compliant with site agreements, health and safety standards and defect reporting.
  • Sending updates to drivers as necessary
  • Inputting jobs onto transport management systems
  • Ensure company procedures and quality service are maintained always

What do I need
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in transport planning/scheduling role
  • Ability to work under own initiative with strong motivational skills
  • Strong communication interpersonal skills
  • Transport management CPC is desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Telematic Systems
  • Strong team player, Customer Focused
  • Be self-motivated and ambitious and enjoy working in a busy environment.

For further information on this Transport Planner role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 / jenny@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our website - www.hero.ie


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