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.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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