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Transport Planner

Job Title: Transport Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Industry:
IT
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RL1736
Job Published: July 02, 2019 17:50

Job Description

TRANSPORT PLANNER
Contract Type:
Full time
Job Type:
I.T.
Location:
Preston (Head Office)
Hours:
8am-5pm
HOME CAREERS VACANCIES TRANSPORT PLANNER
We’re looking for a driven Transport Planner to join our Car Collections Department as we continue to expand our business across the UK.


The business

Recycling Lives is a unique organization creating life-changing opportunities. We are a national recycling and waste management business, operating sites nationwide to offer services to recycle scrap metal, scrap cars, plastics, general waste and much more. We’re industry leaders, recognised as Recycling Business of the Year 2018 and developing ground breaking Energy from Waste technologies.

All our business operations support the delivery of our own social programmes. These are reducing reoffending by rehabilitating offenders in prisons, supporting the homeless to gain work and housing, and supporting communities by redistributing surplus food to charitable groups.

Whatever part of the organisation you work in, you’ll be contributing to our fast-growing business as well as to our delivery of social value through these social programmes. together, we’ll be changing lives.

If you’re highly motivated/ you have a strong track record of success/ are ambitious to realise your full potential, you’ll fit right in.

Key Responsibilities:

  Ensuring vehicles are available for inspections and building these into the transport
Ensuring defective vehicles are not utilised until repairs are complete.
Assisting drivers to ensure correct equipment is available for each vehicle.
Processing and approval of invoices.
Lead processing and approval of invoices.
Resolving queries on vehicles status.
Monitoring of auction site collections
Plan transport to ensure vehicles are collected in alignment with contractual terms and storage charges minimised.
Produce a daily plan for each RL vehicle, monitor progress against plan and respond accordingly to deviations from the plan.
Driver Liaison for sub contractors.
Key point of contact for holding sites to arrange collections.

 


Planning of household collections.
Monitor driving hours to ensure compliance to the working time directive.

The successful candidate will:


Demonstrated determination, resilience and flexibility in their role
Consistently show a positive attitude
Have ideas that add value
Safety - Put safety first
Compliance - Do things the right way
Productivity - Get the job done
Cost control – control costs
Growth – Come up with new ways to improve
Culture – we are all in it together

The benefits

Whether you’re starting out in an entry level role or joining us as an executive, we’ll support you to become the very best you can be. We invest in our team, offering a range of training, development programmes and opportunities to progress.

We’re a fast paced and entrepreneurial organisation. We’re not afraid to try new things and do things differently and as such we’re growing fast. We’re national now but we’ve grown from a family firm and we retain our strong family values.

We know that your home life and health are important. We run regular family events and offer a number of wellbeing schemes and benefits to support you to be the happiest, healthiest you:

Health Care Cash Plan Scheme (after qualifying period)
Employee Savings and Loan Scheme (after qualifying period)
Employee Wellbeing initiatives
Employee Assistance Programme
Employee reward scheme
Discounted tickets to tourist attractions
Cycle to work
Salary Sacrifice Lease Car Scheme
Critical Illness and Life Cover (after qualifying period)
To apply for this role, please send a CV and cover note explaining why you are suitable for the role to jobs@recyclinglives.com

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.