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Transport Planner - Unknown

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Unknown
Date: 9/04/2018
Job Reference: 94399

Job Description

Contact: Maureen Ferguson
Email: careers@hero.ie
Telephone: 0860462367

Transport Planner

Our client in Galway is currently 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. Aiding transport team members where necessary.

Responsibilities & Duties
  • Reports to the Transport Manager
  • Become a key member of the transport team
  • Operate closely with the transport manager to ensure constant communications with vehicles, drivers and on-board systems 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.
  • Assist with route planning and reviewing existing routes to manage customer coverage.
  • Schedule and coordinate drivers and crew members based on forecasted peak business levels.
  • 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
Requirements
  • Experience required in transport planning/scheduling role
  • Ability to work under own initiative with strong motivational skills
  • Strong communication interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft
  • 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 Maureen Ferguson on 0860462367/ careers@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie
Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval

 

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