Route Planner

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
£27,500 to £30,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�27,500 with progression to �30,000 in 18 months
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Route Planner

Location: Purfleet, Essex

Salary: �27,500 with progression to �30,000 in 18 months

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9:30 - 18:30

About the Company:

Paper Round started life in 1988 as a small Friends of the Earth project. The Group provides total waste management, office supplies, secure data destruction, and food recycling to businesses and the public sector. From our closed-loop recycling solutions, to charity donations; our ethical stance isn't just lip service, it's an integral part of who we are and what we do! Our clients range from facilities management firms at large multi-tenant skyscrapers, to financial institutions, charities and media firms and from SMEs to food service chains.

Looking to build your career in the transport industry? Are you bright, enthusiastic and good with people? For the right person we are offering to train you as a route planner, no previous experience as a planner required. Perhaps you are in a Transport administration function now, looking for that first step up into management?

We are an ethical, fast-growing recycling company based in Purfleet Essex. Paper Round's Operations team of 6 staff is at the heart of our business and we are looking for an exceptional person to join them.

As Route Planner, you will work Monday - Friday 9:30 - 18:30. There is a requirement to work some Saturdays (payable as overtime). The role will see you using software to plan 40 routes for the following day and liaising with our helpdesk team to meet customer requirements.

Route Planner Responsibilities:

* Manage scheduling of c. 1,000 jobs per day to maximize driver productivity and customer satisfaction
* Liaise with account managers and with helpdesk to meet client requirements
* Develop new routes to accommodate Company growth
* Run & organise driver overtime rota

Route Planner Requirements:

* 3 years' experience within a transport department
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Looking to progress within the transport industry
* Ability to think on your feet and remain calm under pressure
* People person
* Love of transport

Route Planner Benefits:

* 22 days annual leave, increasing to 25 days after 2 years' service
* Employee Pension Scheme
* Free Monthly breakfast
* Employee Assistance Programmes
* Social events

If you think that you are suitable for this Route Planner role, please apply now!

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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