Transport Planner

Pure Oil

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Transport Planner to join our team. Reporting to the General Manager this role requires the individual to be responsible for developing and coordinating multi-drop deliveries to our customers nationwide on a daily basis in the most efficient manner to meet delivery demands.

The successful candidate will work alongside our existing dynamic and successful Team, based in our Head Office in Barntown, Co. Wexford. This role will suit an ambitious, self-motivated person to enhance the customer’s experience of partnering with Pure Oil. We are looking for someone who has a demonstrable understanding of our transport planning and operational process. Relevant training will be provided on all related aspects of the transport planning systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To plan multi-drop delivery routes to be taken by each driver in the delivery of goods and products to our customers
  • Utilise the company fleet effectively and efficiently to reduce the cost of delivery-related expenses
  • Determine the most appropriate utilisation of truck space
  • Liaising with the Transport Manager and Depot Managers in co-ordinating back haulage
  • Understanding legal driving hours and adhering to the ‘rules of the road’, as well as conducting analysis of driver tachographs and accurately recording information.
  • Responsible for monitoring daily KPI’s and report on weekly/monthly costings of the delivery of goods
  • Review and enhance the efficiency of the routing and delivery activity
  • Any other ad hoc transport-related tasks

Requirements:

  • This position requires knowledge and a good understanding of transport planning and operational processes
  • Experience working in the Logistics industry
  • Be proficient with Excel and other IT packages with the ability to analyse and disseminate numerical data
  • Knowledge and a good understanding of the tachograph rules (EU & UK) for goods vehicles
  • Have strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to work independently
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be adaptable to change
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

Core Competencies:

  • Understanding your customers – acts as a role model in a personal approach to internal and external customer goals. Takes time to understand the underlying needs of the stakeholders beyond those initially expressed.
  • Flexibility & adaptability – demonstrate understanding of how change impacts people. Anticipates resistance to change and works to support effective change initiatives.
  • Building effective relationships- candidate is a role model for maintaining constructive and effective relationships with others across departments and other boundaries. Demonstrates effective communication techniques and skills and is seen as a team player.
  • Communication & listening – exceptional communication skills – writes and speaks clearly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • Successfully delivers messages to all levels of the business

About Pure Oil Right now, is an exciting time to join the Pure Oil family as we grow to become one of Ireland’s largest Cooking oil providers: Long established as Ireland’s leading Irish-owned vegetable oil supplier and with even bigger ambitions. Each one of our 100+ people across Ireland, in Meath, Wexford, Tipperary, Sligo, and Belfast, ensures we deliver our customer promises and have built our reputation in the industry as a reliable, high-quality, and trusted supplier. Joining them, whether on the road or in one of the many operation support roles across Ireland, you too can look forward to being part of a friendly, professional team and ahead to the career opportunities that come with being part of a growing business.

We look forward to welcoming you into the Pure Oil family.

Salary: DOE

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: €25,000.00-€42,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Food allowance
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Education:

  • Advanced/Higher Certificate (preferred)

Experience:

  • Office Management: 2 years (preferred)
  • Transportation Management: 2 years (required)
  • logistics: 2 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

To apply for this job email your details to khennessy@pureoil.ie