Distribution Planner

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
North West
Salary Description:
Job Ref:
MM 50161064

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in Agecroft for a Distribution Planner and this could be the ideal role for you.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We're looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an office based Distribution Planner (Shipper) to work with the team at our Readymix office in Agecroft (Manchester). Joining our team as a Planner you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

- Bonus scheme
- 25 days holiday
- Contributory pension scheme
- Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
- Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
- Training and development opportunities

What are we looking for?

As our ideal Distribution Planner, you will be required to provide a professional distribution service to customers, in a fast moving and changeable environment - accurately taking orders for Readymix concrete and translating them into a distribution schedule that account for the needs of the customer, optimisation of the concrete plants and most cost effective use of the vehicle fleet.

- Someone to work flexibly within the team, becoming multi-skilled in other roles to meet the needs of the business whilst maintaining good rapport and effective working relationships with other team members, ie plant staff, drivers, contract hauliers and customers.
- Someone to assist the business in providing the best offer for our customers, enhancing their experience and creating more value over our competitors.

You will also

- Have a good level of general education and good IT skills
- Have experience of working in a distribution & customer service environment,
- Be a good Team Player, Good communicator, Flexible, Attention to detail, Organised, Eager to learn.
- Have a good work ethic, take pride in your work, show commitment
- Be conscientious, focused, efficient and sensitive to customer needs
- Have a conscientious attitude to working safely
- Be Resilient; calm and controlled working under pressure

What will I be responsible for?

Joining our team as a Distribution Planner, you will be responsible for building & maintaining working relationships with customers and the local business team including drivers. You will also be responsible for:

- Accurately taking orders for concrete and inputting onto the system
- Customer Service - Respond positively & confidently to our customers' requirements
- Planning - scheduling and ensuring timely delivery of orders agreed with our customers, optimising cost through effective truck utilisation.
- Truck mixer utilisation - Making decisions on optimum fleet numbers, transfers & reqThe vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Beth Vick

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