Distribution Planner

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
Waltham Cross
£28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�28k - 30k per year
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Distribution Planner

Location: Britannia Road, Waltham Cross, EN8 7RQ

48 hours per week - Shift Pattern: Tuesday to Saturday

Salary: �28k - 30k, Depend on experience

Core Hours 08:30am to 17.30pm ( A flexible approach to ours will be required as there may be occasion when it is necessary to work additional hours as dictated by the workload and engagement activities)

About the Company:

Reynolds is a family business and the leading supplier of fresh produce and chilled foods throughout the UK. They offer remarkable career opportunities to dynamic and ambitious employees.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, this exciting position which will support the distribution planning department to provide analysis & revision of the delivery network ensuring maximum utilisation is achieved, allowing for new business growth to be incorporated in a structured & commercial fashion.

So what will you be doing in this fast paced and dynamic role?

* Modelling of existing delivery network to achieve continuous improvement in terms of vehicle utilisation, driver's hours, MPG and route profitability using Truckstops to verify results.
* Highlight areas of inefficiencies with routing, deployment, customer disciplines and propose solutions to resolve these.
* Ensure introduction of new customers is achieved without detriment to existing customer base.
* Monitor service levels, identify where improvement is needed and propose routing solutions where available.
* Partake in open forums with drivers, warehouse management and account managers to resolve any issues, improve service and resolve issues arising from routing.
* Ensure compliance with all current health and safety legislations and the working time directive.
* Produce detailed analysis of planned and actual KPI figures.
* Continually strive to improve the operational effectiveness of the department.
* Maintain customer information and manage customer change requests whilst ensuring depot delivery profile is maintained.
* Identify cost savings through smarter work practices and better processes.
* Monitor service levels and take co-operative steps to meet KPIs.
* Ad-hoc projects as determined by the Planning Manager

To be considered for the role you will need to be able to demonstrate:

* A firm practical understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.
* Good geographical knowledge.
* Ability to multitask and prioritise multiple work streams to achieve deadlines.
* A sound understanding of Working Time Directive and current Transport legislations.
* At least 3 years' experience of a transport environment, ideally FMCG temperature controlled multi-drop.
* Experience of using a logistics modelling software such as Truckstops or paragon.
* English and Maths GCSE (grade C or above)
* Educated to Degree level or equivalent


* Permanent Contract
* Refer a friend Scheme
* 28 days paid annual leave (increased with length of service up to 33 days)
* Enrolment in to Pension Scheme
* Healthcare Cash Plan
* Access to discounts and savings through their Retail Rewards portal
* Free onsite parking
* Direct access to loans and savings plans with NLCU
* Hastee pay - Offering immediate access to a portion of your pay when you've earned it.
* Bereavement Leave
* Holiday Purchase and selling scheme

Reynolds is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of

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