Transport Planner / Logistics Scheduler
6 month Fixed Term Contract
£23-26,000 pro rata
We are currently recruiting for a switched-on logistics controller who has a solid administrative background and a strong background in transport route planning and scheduling. The role would suit someone who has exceptional organisational skills, strong communications skills and the ability to remotely manage drivers, ensuring deliveries are made on schedule and in line with an agreed timetable.
Working in a small team and carrying your own planning responsibility for a customer base, the role will be busy and require a strong eye for detail as well as a good understanding of HGV logistics. Specifically, the are looking for someone who can demonstrate: –
- Knowledge of transport industry and ideally the relevant legislation such as Operators Licence awareness (o-licence) or driver CPC
- Excellent Customer Service skills
- Strong admin skills with a proficiency in MS Excel
- Strong decision-making skills and the ability to delegate tasks
- Previous Haulage or Logistics experience.
In return, the company is offering a starting salary of £21-26,000 dependent on experience and qualifications. The hours of work are Monday-Friday with a slight shift rotation – earliest start 7am, latest finish 6.30pm and a 40-hour week.
Please submit your CV by clicking on the relevant links. If successful, you will be contacted by one of our consultants within 3 working days and should be prepared to discuss your application in more detail. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we expect to receive if you do not hear from us within this time, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Grassroots Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency and a recruitment business in respect of this vacancy. Grassroots Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and recruiter. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or disability.