Evans Jones Associates



Transport planner

11 May Wales - Carmarthenshire, Llanelli Perm Up to €30974.51 per annum

Job Purpose: To take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first class service in a cost effective way.

Shift Patterns:
Week by week shift rotation

Week 1 - 3am - 12pm

Week 2 - 10am - 7pm

Every other Saturday

Key Accountabilities

1 Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation
2 Prioritising workload, route planning, allocating drivers, driver brief and de-brief
3 Driver communication and monitoring
4 Liaise with other depots within the Company
5 Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
6 Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots
7 Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly
8 Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels
9 Maintain computerised system such as Stirling. Have the skills to use excel spread sheet
10 A good understanding of transport regulations currently in force
11 Good geographical knowledge
12 Booking driver agency staff depending on workload
13 Provide on-site security surveillance for the depot
14 Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements
15 Must ensure that all drivers are aware of SAFED, and be actively involved in improving SAFED achievements to goals
16 Must be an integral part of, and is responsible for employee health and safety
17 Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to Compliance and inspection requirements
18 Provide general support appropriate to the management when required