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Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

Network Planning Supervisor (transport) (Cardiff)

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Network Planning Supervisor (transport) to join a well-established, privately owned and highly successful logistics company, operating in the UK third party distribution sector on a full time permanent basis at one of their sites in Cardiff.

You will lead, plan, organise and optimise the company Trunking Network and Sub-contraction Functions to deliver a class leading service for their customers.

This excellent opportunity is well suited to a transport professional with previous experience within a transport planning function.

This position is very much hands-on. It is important therefore that that you have a forward thinking, dynamic approach to man-management to ensure that your drivers and planning team is engaged and working as efficiently as possible.

It is important that you have a thorough understanding of the pressures and demands that the logistics environment brings and can remain calm and diffuse situations professionally and diplomatically.

What we are looking for:

  • Knowledgeable within specialism: Geographical awareness, health and safety, driver hours, load weight restrictions etc.
  • Proven 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.

You will work a 45 hour week. Working pattern can be discussed at interview stage.

Salary for this opportunity is £35k plus an achievable bonus of £2.5k (£37.5k OTE).

For immediate consideration please contact me at your earliest opportunity.

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This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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