Transport Planner

b3 jobs
North West England
Competitive salary
19 Jul 2018
04 Aug 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Transport Planner

Job ref: 61697 | Competitive salary | North West

The company

This is a challenging and rewarding role working for fast paced family-owned food production business. They specialise in packing and distributing a variety of products for major supermarkets as well as independent retailers, wholesalers and foodservice sectors.

The job

As Transport Planner, you will be responsible for routing vehicles across the network in compliance with legal constraints i.e. vehicle weights, WTD, as well as customer requirements.

You will deal with day to day issues to ensure the day to day transport operation runs smoothly and customer service requirements are met, ensure that all breakdowns and delays are dealt with in a speedy manner, where appropriate liaising with and updating customer services on progress, carrying out administrative tasks in a timely manner and ensure O License compliance by booking vehicles for service and maintaining service records.

Your experience

You will be a positive and forward-thinking individual with a good track record within a similar transport, distribution or logistics role, most preferably within the food production industry. You will have working knowledge of EU transport regulations and WTD plus ideally be a CPC / O Licence holder. You will need to be highly organised with strong prioritisation skills and be a good problem solver.

More details

The Transport Planner job is based in the North West region and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

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Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Clint Geens,, quoting job reference 61697.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative Job titles

Transport Manager | Head of Transport | Road Transport Manager | Transportation Planning Jobs | Distribution Planner | Logistics Manager | North West UK | Lancashire

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