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Transport Planner

Croydon, London
Job Type
14 Sep 2021
Our customers and colleagues are at the very heart of what we do. To achieve this, we employ exceptional people who are engaged and rewarded for the value they bring to the organisation and who are able to demonstrate our leading behaviours - Be bold in what you do, be flexible and agile, and make a positive difference.
We are currently looking to recruit a Transport Planner who will be responsible for managing the planning and delivery of orders to our customers through ensuring efficient usage and co-ordination of all the fleet assets.
We offer a great opportunity to build your career in a market leading business, along with a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, a great pension, life insurance and a Share Incentive Scheme.
What does the role involve?
As Transport Planner, you will possess strong communication skills as you will be the main liaison point between fleet operations, Drivers, the warehouse team and sales. You will plan and oversee all matters related to the Drivers, including route planning and scheduling, coaching, supporting and debriefing them to achieve an outstanding service to customers, using the Transport Planning Tool. This role would suit either an experienced Transport Administrator or possibly a highly experienced HGV Driver looking to make the move into Transport Planning.
The successful candidate will require:
• Proficient in MS Office, including Excel
• Experience in planning multiple delivery schedules
• Knowledge of safety and legal compliance
• Self-motivation, being able to prioritise work and meet deadlines as well as an excellent telephone manner
About us…
SIG Plc. is a leading supplier of specialist building materials to trade customers across Europe with strong positions in its core markets as a specialist distributor of insulation and interiors products and as a merchant of roofing and exteriors products
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  • Job Reference: 372758146-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: SIG plc
    SIG plc
  • Location: Croydon, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent