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Senior Transport Planner - (12 months FTC)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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 an experienced Senior Transport Planner to join and lead our friendly team based at Bawtry on a 12 month fixed term basis. 

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds, therefore prior technical experience isn’t always necessary for success.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Planning Team Leader, the Senior Transport Planner will support the Logistics & Transport Teams by leading the cost – effective planning of the transport schedules. You will be responsible for ensuring the business optimises its logistics capability to meet customer requirements through effective routing & resource allocation and reduction of uneconomic delivery profiles. Responsibilities will include the effective use of owned fleet and/ or subcontractor vehicles, whilst developing strong working relationships with these partners.

A typical day could see you involved in the following:

  • Managing a small team of planners to meet the financial targets relating to all transport activity
  • 100% adherence to all Transport legislation and Safety protocols and safety
  • Ensuring all policies, processes and tools are utilised to plan customer deliveries with a high level of accuracy and within service level agreements
  • Addressing scheduling issues with the Fulfilment & customer service teams, providing solutions as needed
  • Analysing network performance and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Escalating issues where appropriate and implementing recommendations to avoid recurrence
  • Collaboration with suppliers/ hauliers to identify synergies to either reduce cost or maximise utilisation

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in the role of Senior Transport Planner you will have previous experience in transport/ logistics planning within a busy, fast – moving environment. You will also need supervisory experience as you will be managing and developing a small team. You will also need excellent organisation and communication skills with strong IT skills, especially of the Microsoft packages. Finally, you will need good geographical knowledge of the UK.

Why Us

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • 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

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, 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. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Tarmac Trading Limited

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