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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 14:54

Transport Planner

AV Dawson provides smarter supply chain solutions across Road, Rail and Sea through its Teesside freight handling facilities, including shipping and railfreight terminals, warehousing and supporting road transport fleet. Employing around 240 people across the region AV Dawson are dedicated to the development and improvement of their employees and the community in which we operate.

As part of ongoing business development we are looking to recruit an experienced Transport Planner to work within a busy transport team looking after the container planning and organisation of subcontractors.

The successful candidate will have day to day responsibility for the planning and co-ordination of all the container customer work in the most productive, safe and cost effective manner, ensuring customer satisfaction and deadlines are met.

The key responsibilities of the role will include:

Working with customers and suppliers, planning routes, and scheduling delivery times Assisting business development by being a positive focal contact and promoting AV Dawson values to customers and suppliers

  • Working directly with drivers and subcontractors coordinating the daily plan
  • Actively promoting Health and safety compliance within the department to ensure legislative requirements and internal processes.
  • Support Transport Managers with manpower planning to ensure effective delivery of work
  • Appropriate arrangements to ensure adherence to maintenance requirements for the trailer fleet
  • General day to day transport administrative duties including management of costs

The successful candidate will ideally have had experience in transport vehicle planning, and also possess a National CPC Road Transport Management qualification, although this is not essential. The role holder must be fully conversant in standard IT systems and be flexible in order to meet workload and target requirements

This is an exciting opportunity suitable for someone who is highly organised, possesses commercial acumen and is able to work as part of a team.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief covering letter with salary expectations/current remuneration package to AV Dawson HR Department via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please enclose an up to date CV and a short covering letter identifying details of your current remuneration package with your application.

Please quote reference AVD/025/2018

This role offers a very competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package

By applying for employment with AV Dawson lts, unless otherwise stated, you give consent that AV Dawson Ltd may hold and use your application for the purposes of recruitment for this and other suitable vacancies. The recruitment process will involve assessing your suitability for the role and as such your CV will be shared internally with the recruiting manager(s). By submitting an application form you agree to the processing of personal data that you have provided to AV Dawson Limited to create and maintain computer and paper records. This data will be used in confidence to help monitor the recruitment process and will be processed and stored securely in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018. All information you submit in application for employment with AV Dawson Ltd will be routinely destroyed after six months.

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