Evans Jones Associates



Transport planner

New 17 April England - Wiltshire, Amesbury Perm Up to €29783.18 per annum

Evans Jones Associates is now a well-established independent recruitment consultancy that is keen on delivering excellence within the Transport and Logistics industry.

We are dedicated to serving our clients and candidates alike with the highest levels of service, knowledge, professionalism, honesty and integrity.

We are thrilled to be recruiting on behalf and alongside our National, reputable client, based in Amesbury. Having over 30 years in the business and is present within 12 depots throughout the UK our client can offer stability and a long lasting career within transport

We are thrilled to recruiting for a permanent transport supervisor to work on a shift pattern of '4 days on, 4 days off'. Hours of work 1800 - 0600

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.

Responsibilities and Duties

* Carry out tasks largely unsupervised to cost and quality standards
* Plan ahead - tasks and resources
* Liaise with internal/external customers to resolve problems.
* Collect, analyse and distribute information/data.
* Provide professional/specialist advice both internally and externally.
* Developing relationships with external customer.
* Specify and ensure levels of support service are in place.
* Prioritise and co-ordinate workloads

Specific Key Accountabilities

* Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation
* Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief
* Liaise with other depots within the Company
* Driver communication and monitoring
* Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
* Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots
* Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly
* Excellent communication skills