Transport Planner – Global Leader – 18791 Ref: 18791

£28,000 Plus Benefits Package

Ready to advance your career with a global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hardworking, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?

If you’re ready to further your career with a $9 billion leader that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Transport Planner
Irlam, Manchester
Plus Benefits Package
Full Time – Permanent

Values: Serious about safety. We prepare to prevent. Safety comes before profit. We do what we say. We stand by our word and the trust of others.
Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Planner to join our Transport Planning team.

Reporting to the Transport Planning Team Lead and operating in a competitive market, you will be responsible for planning UK planning volume efficiently and cost effectively to meet KPI and budgetary targets, this will be achieved by using Transport Management System (TMS) to plan transport for all of our operational sites across the UK. This role presents an opportunity to learn all aspects of planning across the UK portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Reviewing systematic plans created in TMS
+ Pre- planning volume where appropriate
+ Closely controlling and monitoring costs and adhering to cost budgets
+ Managing invoices in query, validating costs and approving or declining differences
+ Supporting and helping to implement systematic improvements to improve further the effectiveness of the transport planning
+ Arranging haulage and managing assigned haulers relevant to the operational sites
+ Actively supporting and playing a key role in adopting TMS system across the UK in the most cost efficient and logical manner

We Are Looking For:

+ Good transport experience with the relevant transport knowledge
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Attention to detail
+ Flexible with work times
+ Self-motivated and willing to learn and have
+ High standards in all that you do
+ Excellent customer service skills

Who we are:

With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions is one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.

We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.

Our Values:

+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team who will review your application within 1-2 business days.

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