Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 28 days holiday, pension
Posted: over 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

Transport Planner (Containers)

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experience Transport Scheduler/Planner to join one of the largest haulage companies in the UK; you will join the business on a full time permanent basis at their site in Southampton. This is a truly exciting time to join the organisation as they continue their unprecedented growth.

The company specialise in a variety of areas; from temperature controlled storage and distribution to bulk tankers which carry a multitude of products. The organisation operates from 32 locations and run over 1000 vehicles and 1400 trailers from those sites.

As an individual you will need sound decision making skills, possess a logical mind, have an ability to learn quickly and demonstrate a positive can-do attitude. Energy and enthusiasm are qualities that the client rates very highly. In addition to IT literacy, you will possess excellent communication skills as you will be liaising daily with customers and drivers. The software used onsite is the TOPS system so knowledge of this software will put you at a distinct advantage.

Opportunities for progression for the right individual are very genuine with this organisation as they continue to grow and develop.

Salary for this opportunity is £30k-£35kk dependent on experience working Monday to Friday. You will cover two shifts on a rotating basis, one week will be 7am-5pm the next will be 9am-7pm and so forth. There is also an on call element for some evenings/weekends that is shared between the planning team.

A CPC holder is desirable, though not essential.

For immediate consideration send your CV without delay


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.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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