Traffic Planner

Traffic Planner

Job Title: Traffic Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Droitwich, Worcestershire
Industry: Transport, Logistics and Driving
Reference: Traffic_1565355122
Contact Name: Carla White
Contact Email:
Job Published: 09 August 2019
Job Description



£26,000 p.a.

Shifts: 4 on / 4 off Days

Holidays: 20-days which includes the Statutory Bank Holidays

Nest Pension Scheme
Company Workwear.

Job Purpose: To take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first class service in a cost effective way.

Traffic planner required to carry out the below duties:

  • Working with customers/suppliers/drivers and other traffic desks, planning routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation

  • Prioritising workload, route planning driver brief and de-brief
  • Liaise with other depots within the Company
  • Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
  • Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots
  • Ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels

  • Booking driver agency staff depending on workload
    Must monitor Compliance and work with drivers and Compliance to eliminate infringements
  • Must ensure that all drivers are aware of SAFED, and be actively involved in improving SAFED achievements to goals

To be considered for the role, you will have:

  • GCSE/NVQ standard / Experience of working at a similar level.
  • CPC Holder (National / International)
  • Experience of working within Distribution/Logistics/Supply Chain Environment
  • Good geographical knowledge

Must have the following experience:

  • Traffic management
    Dealing with VOSA Compliance
  • Problem solving/logical thinking
  • Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines.

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