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  • Location:

    West London

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £31000 - £34500 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits

  • Contact:

    Seb Taylor

  • Contact email:

    seb.taylor@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    911117_1637158545

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-17

Transport Planner

World Renowned FMCG

West London

£31,000 - £34,500 + Bonus

Pod Talent is thrilled to be working with a highly recognisable global FMCG who are looking for Transport Planner to join their growing team in West London.

In this role, you will be responsible for the accurate transport planning of the UK network. Creating and modeling transport routes, transport execution and improving the cost efficiency of the transport operation.

This is an excellent opportunity that has come about due to an internal promotion where you will have the autonomy and ownership to drive improvement in a market leading business.

Note: This role is Monday - Friday, with 0600 - 1400 shift.

Responsibilities

  • Plan cost efficient collection and delivery routes driving service and cost improvement
  • Identify and suggest areas of opportunities for improved routes, service or cost
  • Work closely with drivers to solve problems ensuring accurate and effective plans
  • Build strong relationships both internally and externally

Requirements

  • Strong experience within a transport or warehouse operation/business. Previous transport planning experience would be highly beneficial but not a necessity
  • Strong Geographical knowledge
  • IT Savy, with good experience dealing with large data sets
  • A confident communicator able to engage at all levels
  • Excellent problem solving skills and forwarding thinking mindset.

If this sounds like you, then please apply today or reach out to Seb Taylor at Pod Talent.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.