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Transport Planner

Scunthorpe , Permanent, 20K - 25K
Reference: AJ0665

The Client
A leading Waste Management and Recycling Company operating across the East Midlands and East Anglia.

Purpose and Responsibilities
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Traffic Controller to join a busy and well established Waste and Resource management company. The role serves a crucial part of the depot’s performance and is responsible for the day to day running of a busy transport office. You will work with our clients current Traffic Controller to ensure we provide the prompt and reliable service that customers expect.

Duties may include the following:

  • Order processing of work which includes dealing with orders received via telephone, email, fax or post
  • Liaise with drivers (briefing and de-briefing) to ensure competition of work allocated to the vehicle for that day
  • Ensure efficient cost effective routes are delivered utilising the fleet
  • Liaising with drivers with route changes, delivery changes and traffic updates
  • Effectively handle and resolve day to day issues identified by drivers or reported by customers relating to any work.
  • Understanding when to escalate a problem or query
  • Administer all the drivers work sheets on a daily basis
  • Liaising with internal departments
  • To ensure that all traffic activities are accurately documented and recorded against performance criteria
  • Management of CPC Training
  • Management of Tachos and drivers hours IE; Infringements are dealt with.
  • Vehicle maintenance – ensuring that all vehicles are sent for inspections and MOT’s

Essential Experiences

  • Experience as a Traffic Planner within a Waste, Recycling, Construction or Industrial setting.
  • Experience in working with Skips, ROROs, Artics etc.
  • A positive can do attitude to customers and colleagues is essential.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Customer focused
  • IT literacy and experience of working with telemetry systems.
  • Route optimisation and geographical knowledge
  • Good understanding of drivers hours and working time directive
  • CPC is advantageous.



Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.
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