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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 to join our friendly team based in Tunstead Cement Plant, Buxton, Derbyshire. 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 to the Transport Manager, 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.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Liaise and coordinate on a daily basis with our customers, to deliver high levels of service, working closely with our own drivers, third party transport contractors and operational staff
  • Order taking and cement delivery management to a wide range of customers within the region
  • Maintaining available stock at all non-source locations by arranging stock transfer movements
  • Efficient scheduling of own fleet vehicles, maximising driver hours availability, to meet agreed KPI targets, whilst maintaining legal and operational compliance
  • Effective allocation of orders to third party transport partners
  • To stand in for Transport supervisor as and when required

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate previous experience working within a Transport Planning environment with a thorough knowledge of the road haulage industry.

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.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate wishing to develop their professional experience in the field of operational management.

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?

 

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