Transport Planner Job No: BS/EP/TR
Salary: £22,000.00 - £25,000.00 Location: Sittingbourne Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 27/05/2022

Route Planner

Mid Kent



We are currently recruiting for a fantastic client based in the Mid Kent area, who are seeking an experienced Route Planner to join their busy team! You will be working for a leading British company who are looking to help you grow and develop into being the best Route Planner you can be.

Key Responsibilities will involve:

  • Routing and planning orders from three separate delivery hubs using a routing system
  • Answering customer queries in a professional and experienced manor
  • Occasionally booking delivery slots with customers on a personal basis
  • liaising with other departments regarding delivery windows
  • Forecasting and reporting daily figures with accuracy
  • Ad-hoc admin duties when required

The successful candidate will have/be:

  • Experience working within a similar planning and routing role
  • A good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • An understanding of IT skills and be PC literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be proactive and display initiative working independently, as well as working well with a small team
  • Able to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced environment, working to tight deadlines yet still demonstrating an excellent ability to route a high number of orders at an exceptional level

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing successful business. This very established company are offering a friendly and fun working environment, as well as giving full enhanced training to help you grow and develop your skills to become a valued part of the team as a Route Planner.

If you want to be rewarded for you hard work and are looking to progress, the company have many benefits including increased holiday with length of service, excellent company discount and private healthcare. Therefore, if you're are looking for a fast-paced job where you are looked after and rewarded on your progression then this is the job for you!

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment

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