Transport Planner

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
Region:
Northern Ireland
Location:
Ballymena
Salary Description:
Basic competitive salary and bonus structure
Posted:
26/02/2019
Recruiter:
TheSmartList
Job Ref:
TSLGJ1879

Transport Planner

Kilwaughter, Co. Antrim

Interested in joining one of Northern Ireland’s Top 100 manufacturing companies?

We are recruiting for a Transport Planner to join our growing Transport Team. As the Transport Planner, you will play an essential role within a small dedicated team that is primarily responsible for the planning the collection and delivery of all goods, ensuring the most cost-effective routes and vehicle utilisation are achieved.

SALARY & BENEFITS: 

• Basic competitive salary and bonus structure
• Generous holidays increasing with length of service
• Contributory pension scheme
• Early Friday finish
• Private medical health insurance
• Retail discount scheme
• On-site car-parking

WORKING HOURS: Full Time - Monday – Friday 

THE COMPANY: Kilwaughter Minerals ltd. is a privately owned, forward thinking business based in Kilwaughter, Co. Antrim, centrally located to Belfast, Ballymena and Carrickfergus. We are a multi-site, 200-strong team with one manufacturing site in Kilwaughter and six distribution sites across the UK and Ireland. We invest in growth to ensure a long-term sustainable company.

We manufacture and distribute innovative limestone-based products to the construction and agricultural markets across the UK and Ireland and are the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of K Rend, a silicone coloured render.

THE ROLE: Working within our dedicated Transport team you will be responsible for meeting targets through the planning and routing of transport for all goods inward and outward, this may involve using full loads or group-age networks. Being able to effectively communicate with internal and external customers is a key part of the role.

Key Responsibilities of the Transport Planner to include:-

• Effective planning and communication with external hauliers
• Plan delivery routes to maximise cost efficiency in order to ensure KPI targets are achieved
• Updating Transport systems accurately and in real time as and when changes occur
• Maintaining regular communication channels with internal departments in order to identify issues that may affect the agreed delivery time

THE CANDIDATE: 

Key requirements for the role of Transport Planner based in Kilwaughter, Co. Antrim:

• 2+ years’ experience in a similar Transport Planning role
• Excellent route planning/geographical knowledge
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Ability to work under pressure and multi-task within a busy office environment

Does this sound like you? If you want to join an innovative, growing and sustainable company, please click to Apply now! 

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps. Please use the reference TSLGJ1879 for any communication.

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Contact Details:
TheSmartList
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Glenn Jones
Email:

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