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Transport Planner – New Ross

We are currently recruiting for the role of Transport Planner in our transport office. This planner will be responsible for the scheduling and monitoring of vehicle (HGV) road deliveries within agreed delivery times and customer requirements. It includes planning routes, allocating the correct equipment and drivers for the loads, ensuring compliance with regulations, monitoring drivers, their working hours and helping to ensure the operation runs efficiently at all times.

The Role:

  • Assist senior planners in assigning loads to drivers, including; routing, journey time, appropriate vehicles for load type, driver location and availability, customer requirements, load security, etc
  • Book ferries, check for customs clearance (if required) and any other country specific documentation.
  • Liaise with HGV drivers, customers, customs officials, suppliers and all internal stakeholders as required.
  • Ensure the transport system is updated in real time and reflecting current state
  • Responding to all queries, calls and emails. Keeping the transport team updated at all times
  • Monitoring end to end deliveries and taking immediate corrective action if and when required.
  • Maintain all systems, processes and reporting requirements
  • Other ad hoc administration duties

The ideal candidate will;

  • Be organised, focused with a proven ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Have attention to detail with strong IT capability
  • Be very comfortable working in a dynamic and fast changing environment
  • Have an ability to work effectively under pressure and demonstrate a practical approach to problem solving
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience of planning in the road transport industry would be a distinct advantage, however, full on the job training will be provided.
  • A related third level qualification would be desirable (e.g. business, supply chain, project management)
  • IT skills, MS office as a minimum

This is a full time, permanent position based in New Ross, Co. Wexford. Candidates must be flexible in terms of working hours, with availability to cover weekends as required.

This role will suit a candidate who wishes to build a career in planning. The successful applicant will work in our busy transport office with opportunities for future growth and advancement within the Nolan Group

Please send your CV by filling in the form below.

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