Transport Planner

Pin icon CW7 Winsford
Pound Sterling icon £29,016.86 plus £314.61 Vetting allowance per annum pro rata
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 12 days ago
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Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Transport Planner to join their dynamic team in Winsford!

Benefit from a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, read on to find out more…


Transport Planner
Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2PE

  • Full time – 5 days a week (Monday – Friday)
  • Permanent role
  • £29,016.86 plus £314.61 Vetting allowance per annum pro rata.
  • Excellent benefits package

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK
 

Our client, a leading provider of document management and archiving solutions, is looking for a Transport Planner to join their team supporting administration, data, and record-keeping in Winsford

As part of a larger organisation that specialises in essential minerals, our client has a strong reputation for delivering high-quality services and solutions. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on customer satisfaction, they are dedicated to creating a safe and rewarding work environment for its employees.


Why them?

The successful candidate will receive an excellent benefits package, including:

  • 26 days holiday plus 8 paid bank holidays per annum
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company pension
  • Recognition as a great place to work for the third consecutive year
  • Mindful employer status with initiatives like site-based mental health first aiders


About the role:

The successful candidate will report to the Transport Team Leader. The position will support the Transport & Operations departments with the day-to-day administration, reporting, data capture, and record-keeping as well as procurement of supplies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Control of inbound/outbound customer assets with complete overview of scan audit trail, inc. exception resolution
  • Control of route planning and driver/vehicle utilisation
  • Effective response to vehicle defects and defect rectification
  • Accurate recording of fuel use and emissions data
  • Assist with the internal administration and preparation for monthly invoicing.
  • Driving duties – collections/deliveries when the operation requires it
  • Effective communication with the Customer Service team
  • Compliance with all Health and Safety standards, with particular reference to road transport legislation and Mine Regulations
  • Maintain the general appearance and condition of the store
  • Provide cover for and support to the Transport Team Leader
  • On-call duties will be required for out of hours drivers


Hours of work

Working hours are on a rotating shift pattern between the hours of 5am and 6pm. Typically 5am – 1pm or 10am – 6pm.


What you will need:

  • Category C Driving Licence and in-date Driver CPC is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • IT literacy
  • To be comfortable with working independently through key periods of the day
  • To be adaptable and flexible to varied work situations and shift patterns
  • To be self-motivated.
  • An accredited counterbalance FLT qualification
  • Good knowledge of the UK road network

Any offer of employment will be subject to medical, references, CRB and full police security vetting.


The Company:

Our client’s parent company is a leading global provider of essential minerals focused on safely delivering where and when it matters to help solve nature’s challenges for customers and communities. The company’s salt products help keep roadways safe during winter weather and are used in numerous other consumer, industrial, chemical and agricultural applications. Its plant nutrition products help improve the quality and yield of crops, while supporting sustainable agriculture. Additionally, it is working to develop a next-generation, long-term fire-retardant business that offers more innovative and environmentally friendly products in the fight against wildfires.

Our client is located in Cheshire and offers a range of document management and archiving solutions. Established in 1998, their business offering is centered around the country’s biggest salt mine. This has resulted in them having an extremely unique storage offering for their clients. The mine itself is proven to be the ideal environment for storing a range of materials from documentation to historical artefacts.

The business is an equal-opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We welcome applications from female and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in our operation.


How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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Other suitable skills and experience include Senior Transport Coordinator, Transport Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator, Transport Manager, Transportation, Transit Services, Transport Scheduling, Dispatch Manager, Transport Planning, Fleet Management, Collections and Deliveries, Transport Planner.