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2018-09-21 10:03:201970-01-01Evans Jones
Job TypePermanent Full Time
LocationLlanelli, Carmarthenshire
AreaCarmarthenshire, WalesLlanelli, Carmarthenshire
SectorTransport and Logistics - Transport Planner
SalaryUp to £25000 per annum
Start DateASAP
Job RefTransPlan321_1537524199
Job Views25

Evans Jones Associates is now a well-established independent recruitment consultancy that is keen on delivering excellence within the Transport and Logistics industry.

We are thrilled to be recruiting on behalf and alongside our National, reputable client, based in Cross Hands. Having over 30 years in the business and is present within many depots throughout the UK our client can offer stability and a long-lasting career within transport.

We are thrilled to recruiting for a permanent Transport Planner. The purpose of the job will be to take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times. This is to ensure that the customer receives a first-class service in a cost-effective way.

The Role

-Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation

-Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief

-Liaise with other depots within the Company

-Driver communication and monitoring

-Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads

-Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots

-Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly

-Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels

-Maintain computerised system Manpac. Have the skills to use excel spread sheet

-A good understanding of transport regulations currently in force

-Good geographical knowledge

-Booking driver agency staff depending on workload

-Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements

-Ensure that vehicles and trailers are available in a timely manner to adhere to Compliance and inspection requirements

-Provide general support appropriate to the management when require.

Specific Qualifications/ Job Training

-Experience of working at a similar level

-CPC holder desirable (National) but not essential

-Job specific qualification preferred

-Specific Experience

-Traffic Management

-Dealing with VOSA Compliance

-Problem solving/logical thinking

-Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines

Specific Skills

-Computer skills, Manpac (desirable), Excel

-Good communication skills, interaction at all levels internal and external.

-Geographical knowledge

-Team player with a flexible 'Can Do' attitude

Salary - £25,000 per annum

Hours - 4 on 4 off, Days & Nights available

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    • "I have used Evans Jones Associates since they were formed and cannot fault the personal touch that they provide. Not only have they found me the best employment, suitable for my skills and experience, but I get treated as if I am their one and only client. I would thoroughly recommend them to anyone actively seeking employment."Alex Gibby | Southern Business Development Manager
    • "My experience with Evans Jones Associates started in June 2017, I was interested in a post they were advertising for N R Evans.I found the staff to be professional, welcoming, very helpful and very efficient, I started my new job in less than 2 weeks. Cannot fault them."Eirian Thomas | POD Clerk
    • "Pracuje dla EvanJones od prawie 3 lat I nie zamierzam zmienic zatrudnienia. Pracownicy agencji sa bardzo przyjazni I pomocni. Polecam wszystkim ktorzy poszukuja pracy."Krzysztof Torzewski | HGV 1 Driver
    • "We have always had a great service from Evans Jones, where they deliver high calibre candidates. We have worked with Emma for years and will continue to do so."Beverly Williams | Sales Director, SET Office Supplies
    • "I have worked with Emma and her team at Evans Jones Associates since July 2015, she recruited just over 80 permanent drivers at our new site in Amesbury and provided all of the office and compliance staff along with agency drivers. She was on hand and supported us from day one to completion."Roger Noke | Senior management Team, NR Evans
    • "I have worked alongside Emma for nearly ten years. We have always had a professional yet personal service, it’s great to see Evans Jones Associates go from strength to strength. We use Evans Jones for all of our recruitment requirements."Jeff Phillips | Operations Manager, Brecon Water
    • "Evans Jones operate an open door policy where there is always a smile and a cup of coffee ready to greet you. The work is always consistent with a regular shift pattern and start time. I have always been treated with respect and the team is on call 24-7."Mr Lewis | HGV 1 Driver
    • "I have been working for Evans Jones since May and have enjoyed every minute. I have since been promoted to Training and Compliance Manager in my short time here. There is always help and guidance available when needed."Terry O’Brien | Training and Compliance Manager

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    Evans Jones Associates is now a well-established independent recruitment consultancy that is keen on delivering excellence within the Transport & Logistics industry .


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