Logistics Traffic Planner

Premier Engineering
£25000 - £27000/annum
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Logistics Traffic Planner

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per annum

Type: Permanent

Location: Near Bournemouth

My client is a market leading automotive recycling company. They are seeking a Logistics Traffic Planner to join their dynamic team based near Bournemouth as they continue to lead innovation within their industry.

The purpose of the role is to proactively manage the effective operation of our transport planning function with oversight of the logistics call centre. This is a hands-on role with logistics planning as the key function.

The Logistics Traffic Planner will ideally have the following attributes:

* Working knowledge of transport/logistics an advantage with good geographical knowledge of the UK road network
* Ability to work on own initiative, prioritising workload and adhering to specified deadlines
* Used to working with statistics and management report generation
* Creative problem solver who thrives under pressure
* Strong IT skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
* Excellent communicator via all mediums with strong customer focus
* Proactive and motivational approach to leadership

The Logistics Traffic Planner role will involve:

* Planning of all daily collections/delivery schedules and allocation of driver routes using bespoke in house and salvage software packages
* Achieve agreed logistics SLA's for collections, deliveries and returns through optimal use of available resources
* Direct line management of logistics call centre team
* Ensure transport and customer information databases are up to date and accurate at all times
* Liaison with drivers, depots and customers as required
* Maintain clear and effective lines of communication throughout the business to the advantage of both internal and external customers
* Achieve and maintain company defined customer service standards
* Ensure compliance with health and safety policy and rules

Benefits Package

* Contributory pension scheme
* Generous Holiday Package
* Free Parking
* Staff Discounts

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