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Transport Planner

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Ref: J1444_1712133143
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Job description

Staffline Recruitment Ireland are recruiting a Transport Planner for one of Irelands leading Transport and logistics companies based in Limerick. The role of Transport Planner is an integral part of our clients business. The planner is primarily responsible for the planning and scheduling of company resources (Transporters and Drivers) and ensures that customer service, efficiency and other operational/business targets are consistently achieved.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Continuous training
  • Development Opportunities
  • Health & Wellbeing Support
  • On Site Parking
  • Pension contributions of 4% on completion of probation
  • 20 days holidays per annum
  • Bike to work scheme

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build loads (electronically) for collection
  • Plan and assign deliveries and collections to drivers (including route & journey time planning) and ensure all drivers are aware of their allocated job, giving full consideration to all health and safety regulations, time management & compliance with Tachograph regulations
  • Communicate professionally, effectively and assertively with drivers and harness good working relations
  • Communicate professionally and effectively within the office environment and support other team members
  • Monitor units that could potentially be late and communicate to customer
  • Assist with the scheduling of transporters for service/maintenance checks
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers and others as appropriate
  • Check transporter locations regularly to ensure they are located as planned
  • Undertake other duties from time to time as appropriate

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience in a familiar role desirable
  • Strong PC skills, previous experience on SAP and advantage
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong communication skills


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