Transport Planner

Hemel Hempstead


Transport Planner / Administrator required for a family-owned plant hire business. Our client prides themselves on their inclusive environments that drive fun, wellbeing, and high performance across all that they do. You really are joining a family and not just a business.

Our client’s vision is about “being the best” with all that they do, enabling great people to be the best they can be. To achieve this, our client’s need to focus on delivering the highest service and focusing on getting things “right first time”, to support this our client need to attract the best people who share their values for success and their passion for making an impact on tomorrows future.

Reporting Lines:

You will report into the Transport Manager at the Hemel Hempstead

Focus areas of the role:

The success of the role will be measured against the effective implementation of the following focus areas:

Effectively plan and distribute work as required.
Manage and control the Transport booking in for all sites.
Manage the day-to-day compliance of the department alongside instructions as set out by the Transport Manager. Ensuring the Drivers follow EU/Domestics Hours regulations.
Keep systems updated with driver holidays and sickness.
Raise order numbers for parts / labour to local suppliers, under authority from Transport Manager, Depot Manager or Head of Transport.
Assist the Transport Manager to plan all vehicle inspections, or compliance events.
Ensure that the department administration is completed, checked, and filed as required.
Improve the standards across the transport department.
Ensure health and safety requirements are met across the department with improvement where possible.
Identify and report potential department savings where possible.
Supply Payroll with weekly timesheets for all drivers within your department.
Success enablers:

To be successful in this role you will need the following skills, behaviours, and abilities:

Be a team player with the willingness to succeed.
Have good organisational skills.
Be able to build relationships with work colleagues, customers, and suppliers.
Excellent attention to detail, friendly and helpful nature
Proactive and enthusiastic
Strong PC Literacy including Word & Excel
Monday Friday - 8-5

Forward Assist Recruitment is operating as an employment agency. Forward Assist Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-3102

07748 707550

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