Transport Controller / Planner

  • Permanent
  • Washington, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £32107 - £33942 per annum + Pension, Holidays & other benefits.

Website Resource Management Solutions NE LTD


Are you an experience transport planner with strong planning skills?

Do you have experience of planning drivers and freight routes?

Do you hold a full clean drivers’ licence and a CPC?

If this has taken your interest so far, please apply with your CV and we can discuss.

This vacancy will be for a permanent member of staff to join a leading tier 1 automotive manufacturer based in the Washington area. The responsibilities of the role are as follows:-

* Plan freight routes throughout Europe between company locations, supplier locations and customer locations.
* Manage and support supplier freight companies.
* Maintain standard processes and procedures, ensuring staff have the latest information available to them.
* Plan resource to support company operations.
* Ensure vehicle maintenance is planned in to support company insurance requirements.
* Maintain and update KPI’s.
* Accident and incident investigations and reporting.
* Ensure driving staff follow legal obligations in respect to the working time directive rules for drivers.
* Ensure driving staff adhere to all legal and company guidelines and arrange relevant training.

To be successful in this role you will need:-

* Excellent planning skills.
* Experience in managing freight planning.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.
* To be able to demonstrate a positive & flexible attitude.
* To have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
* Full driving license essential
* Experience in a fast paced environment, preferably automotive experience.
* Exercise high standards of H&S at all times, including environmental safety awareness

RMS is an equal opportunities employer and recruits and promotes employees on the basis of suitability for the job. If you are not contacted within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.