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Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for a Planner to join our fantastic team at Tarmac Birtley in Co Durham. This role is commutable from Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Consett, Durham, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Darlington, South Shields, Wallsend, Longbenton and the surrounding areas.

The role of Planner has the option for Hybrid Working, meaning you can work part of your week at home.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.


Role Responsibility

The successful candidate working in the role of Planner will be responsible for:

  • Handling of inbound calls
  • Process customer’s orders
  • Raise any safety concerns immediately
  • Proactively chase and inform of changes
  • Complaint handling
  • Effective communication with key stakeholders
  • Accurate recording of data
  • Uphold company values
  • Effective management of assets and materials
  • Sourcing and management of external assets
  • Effective cost management


The Ideal Candidate

Suitable candidates for the role of Planner will have previous experience working in a Planning role. You will also be able to evidence:

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Proven customer service and telephone skills
  • Superb attention to detail
  • The ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven teamwork capability
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Speed and efficiency in making decisions
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Commercial awareness
  • IT literacy
  • Knowledge of transport law (ideal but not essential)


Why Tarmac

In addition to the role of Planner we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Hybrid Working
  • Industry leading Maternity & Paternity Policy
  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Interested in the role of Planner ? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

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Tarmac Trading Limited

Tarmac Trading Limited


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