Transport Manager & Planner

Full Time Permanent
Job Description

Our client is a leading Logistics Company located in Kildare who are seeking a highly-organized and diligent Transport Manager and Plannerr to join their growing team. You will lead the Transport team in a fast-paced environment and be responsible for the operational planning, and execution of the distribution functions, implementation and people management.


Arrange the release, collection and delivery of containers
Plan daily and weekly activities to ensure effective use of resources
Route and Load Planning; schedule most effective deliveries and routes through the internal system
Ensure efficient dispatch of all routes and products to customers on a daily basis
Ensure delivery procedures and policies are adhered to at all times
Effectively liaising with accounts, and pod/operation departments to resolve all issues in a timely manner
Ensure equipment breakdown and repairs are minimized and reported
Carry out driver debriefs, ensuring that transport operation is running both safely and cost-effectively


Demonstrated experience in high level transport planning
Ability to make decisions under pressure, and to a tight timescale.
A flexible and adaptable approach to working, in order to meet the requirements of the business.
Good technical skills, proficient with IT systems; Excel in particular
Strong time management, organizational and communication skills
Good geographical knowledge
Excellent attention to detail: ensure that processes are followed and systems are maintained
Good problem solving skills and initiative

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 10AM – 7PM, and every second Saturday 8AM – 2PM

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent