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Senior Transport Network Planner

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  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38000.00 per annum

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    Nathan Abbey

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    25 June 2024

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Abbey

My client are searching for a Senior Transport Network Planner to join their team based in Nottingham. You will support the team in planning across the transportation network. Using transportation planning tools and software to design efficient transport routes for the UK network.

My client are a UK leading Retailer who are looking for a Senior Transport Network Planner to join their team based in Nottingham

The responsibilities of the Senior Transport Network Planner based in Nottingham are including but limited to the following.

  • Lead and provide guidance to Transport Network Planners, offering mentership in route optimisation techniques.
  • Ensure sustained high levels of service and efficiency through conducting route review activities aligned with the optimisation plan, while ensuring compliance with customer constraints and company operational standards.
  • Ensure all route changes adhere to driver's hours legislation.
  • Collaborate closely with local transport managers to enhance efficiency's across transport operations, fostering a culture of continuous improvement. Provide support to local teams during the implementation of new routing solutions, addressing issues as they arise and incorporating solutions into the final plan.
  • Conduct regular analysis of current transport operations to compare performance against budget using the MOM (Transport Ops Model).
  • Assist the Transport Optimisation Manager in executing strategic initiatives and project work.

The successful candidate of the Senior Transport Network Planner based in Nottingham will have the following experience, skills and characteristics.

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Adaptability to thrive in an environment of continuous change.
  • Ability to function effectively within a service-oriented environment and foster a culture of service.
  • Strong commercial acumen and financial awareness.
  • Familiarity with route planning software such as Paragon, Truckstops, Dips, etc.
  • Proficient problem-solving abilities, numeracy, and analytic skills, including proficiency in generating and interpreting detailed spreadsheet data.
  • Advanced proficiency in system applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Capability in data visualisation, translating complex data into clear and comprehensible insights.
  • Willingness to learn and enhance proficiency in logistics problem-solving tools.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

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Travel between sites (Field base role)

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.