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Transport Planner

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 Transport Planner on the 12 months fixed term basis (to cover maternity) to join our friendly team based in Birtley, Tyne And Wear. 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.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Planning Supervisor, you will be primarily responsible for working with a team to plan the distribution of materials and regional orders in the most cost-effective manner whilst delivering optimal volumes. The job holder will also ensure high levels of vehicle utilisation and low levels of haulier issues to continually provide high levels of customer service and communication to both internal and external customers. You will also be expected to react in a timely fashion to any internal or external unplanned events. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven customer service experience gained within a fast-paced environment or similar.


This is a varied and rewarding position that would benefit from applicants having prior knowledge of transport planning, although this is not essential as full training will be given.  Skills that are essential is to be highly organised and ability to multi-task.  Having the ability to think on your feet and excellent communication skills will also stand you in good stead along with the ability  to influence and negotiate with our haulage community to reach the end goal.

Why Tarmac

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:

  • 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

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

 

Tarmac Trading Limited

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