Transport Planner

Details
Reference:
59127LS
Sectors:
Transport
Salary:
£ 25,000 to £ 30,000 per annum
Town/City:
West Midlands
Contract Type:
Permanent
Description

Are you a natural problem solver with great planning and communication skills?  Do you want to join a fast-growing, dynamic and very friendly team in a supportive environment with opportunities for further development and progression?

 

MVP’s client is a global logistics business with a strong track record of success and an enviable client base.  Their UK business is growing at a rate of 20% year on year and, as a result, they are currently seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to join their team as a Transport Planner.  In this role, you’ll proactively plan and manage collections and deliveries around their UK network on behalf of their blue-chip client base, as well as seeking out opportunities to develop existing processes and reporting on the performance of the distribution network.

 

About You:

 

Ideally, you will be educated to degree level (a logistics/transport/supply chain/business management related degree would be great, but is not absolutely essential).  You will need:

 

Previous experience in a planning capacity within transport/distribution/logistics environmentsStrong analytical skills and abilities – able to analyse the transport budget and realise cost savingsExcellent geographical knowledgeReally strong communication skills, both written and verbalSelf-motivated with the ability to work under pressureProblem-solving abilityAbility to analyse the transport budget, identify and realise cost savingsStrong IT capabilities – particularly MS ExcelDesirable but not essential – some knowledge of process improvement methodologies – Six Sigma/Lean

 

This is an excellent chance to join this ambitious business and there will be real opportunities to progress for the successful candidate.

Company Details for MVP Search & Selection
Main Contact:
MVP Search & Selection
Tel:
01905 773 370
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