Planner

Recruiter
Wincanton
Location
Harlow
Salary
24000.00 GBP Annual + +benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Role Overview

Working within our 2 Man home delivery operations, and reporting to the Planning Manager, the role will be to develop the optimum transport plan for the operation which will meet the customer's delivery requirements and ensure the most cost effective utlisation of resources through maximising vehicle productivity.

Key Responsibilities

- Using Paragon to produce daily multi-drop 2 Man home deliveries across multiple sites
- Produce a daily transport plan that is both practical and achievable ensuring minimal cost and maximum profitability.
- Plan to ensure that customer service criteria requirements are met at all times.
- Support the planning manager and operational teams to ensure resource forecasts are achieved and where relevant, support securing sub-contractors or agency teams
- Ensure that the plan is clearly communicated to all necessary parties and maintain regular contact with the Transport teams
- Liaise with other Wincanton sites to ensure optimum operating efficiency across the Wincanton network.

Experience & Qualifications

- Excellent geographic & Driver hours' knowledge.
- Planning experience is essential -with experience of multidrop home delivery an advantage.
- Analytical skills.
- Good general PC skills.
- Able to work under pressure in a time-critical environment.
- Flexibility and motivation to work varying shifts, covering a 7 day per week operation
- Good verbal communication skills.

About Us

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is "to make our customers business's better, every day."