Transport Planner - Pool (Cornwall)

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Pool - Cornwall
Dates that interviews will take place
29th October 2018
From £26,938 + Bonus + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Transport Planner?

You can help create a greener UK. A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As a Transport Planner at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

What will I be doing?

  • The Transport Planner will be responsible for ensuring safe, profitable and compliant operation of the transport function.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with the other members of the team and contribute to maintaining excellent management of the operation whilst seeking constant improvements to service and profitability.
  • Preparing daily work for the drivers and delivering work instructions.
  • Liaise with drivers throughout the day to monitor progress and take necessary measures to ensure that the work is completed each day.
  • The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring the daily driver debriefs are carried out upon the drivers’ return to the Depot and pass on any relevant information (including sales leads) to the appropriate department/person.
  • The successful candidate is also responsible for ensuring that vehicle maintenance, repairs and driver checks are carried out in line with Company Policies and Procedures.

*** Hours are Monday-Friday (9am-5pm) ***

*** Role is known internally as Service Delivery Supervisor ***

What are the requirements?

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience of supervising others, maintaining records electronically and in paper format and a willingness to resolve queries and problems.
  • Working as part of a strong team the successful candidate must have confidence when communicating at all levels both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of the waste and/or transport industry. 
  • Experience of first line management would be beneficial.
  • A National CPC is desirable and a friendly and approachable manner is essential.
  • Good numerical skills and experience of working with Microsoft Word and Excel is desirable.
  • Candidates will require a full driving license.

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

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