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  • Location

    South Wales

  • Sector:

    Operations & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £35,000 + bonus (OTE £37,500)

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

  • Contact email:

    lisas@mvp-search.com

  • Job ref:

    59074LS

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Lisa Starkey

Network Transport Planning Supervisor

South Wales

Up to £35,000 + bonus OTE £37,500

 

Proactive Transport Planning Supervisor required for a challenging position with a successful national logistics business.  In this role you will lead, plan, organize and optimize the company’s transport network to deliver a class leading service for its customers.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Optimise service performance and plan vs actual analysis
  • Control of cost considerations for trunking and subcontraction decisions
  • Engage with the senior team at each site to handover daily responsibilities of the plan
  • KPI reports
  • Control of assets to assure realignment of trailer resources allowing optimal planning
  • Management of the Central Functions; motivate, guide and further develop the team
  • Working closely with HR, manage resourcing and retention for your team, along with all other HR related matters, such as; performance and absence management, discipline and employee wellbeing.
  • P&L functions / meet and exceed KPI targets both for service and cost
  • Management of the networks subcontraction base, ensuring compliance in cost, safety and service.
  • Work with Finance to setup new hauliers and agree terms of engagement.
  • Produce improvement plans for internal/external customers if service levels are lower than required
  • Support the commercial function in the production of solutions and costs for new/existing customers
  • Development of strategic relationships that may be backed with formal SLA agreements with regional hauliers to provide committed cover for loads to certain geographies
  • Lead the development of the TS solution to handle both trunk and subcontracting planning

 

Person Specification and Skills

 

  • Knowledgeable within specialism: Geographical awareness, health and safety, driver hours, load weight restrictions etc.
  • Proven team management experience, evidence of leading a team and developing people
  • Must have experience within a previous Traffic Planning environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting strict deadlines
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • Comfortable using multiple computer applications and proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • A CPC qualification or Transport Diploma would be advantageous

 

The successful candidate will enjoy a positive and dynamic working environment, together with the opportunity to progress your career in this ambitious business.