Transport Planner Job at Morgan Mclernon – in Stranraer

Job Description

Company Description

Morgan McLernon – The largest operation in Northern and Southern Ireland, specialising in ambient, chilled, and frozen storage and logistics services.

We are now recruiting for a Transport Planner on a full time basis at our Cairnryan depot in Scotland.

Job Description

Shifts: 9am – 9pm

Shift pattern:
Week 1 – In Mon and Tues, off Wed and Thurs and in Fri, Sat and Sun

Week 2 – Off Mon and Tues, in Wed and Thurs and off Fri, Sat and Sun

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 depending on experience

Plan and manage drivers, vehicles and sub-contractors to allocated routes and loads

Issue daily instructions and communicate nature of work

Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction – keep in regular contact with drivers, and subcontractors

Ensure maximum use of resources in a cost-effective manner – Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots

Minimise fuel costs and maximise driver hours through forward planning, back-loading and identifying areas of cost saving – strong organisational skills

Brief and debrief drivers – ensure WTD and Tachograph requirements

Keep up to date with current legislation regarding Road Haulage regulations

Update company systems to ensure efficient operations

Ensure driver requirements are enforced as per plan.

Assess and induct all new drivers

Use performance statistics and deliver training to proactively manage the driver performance

Provide new starter training / Inductions/ SWP’s

Ensure that all training documentation is completed, maintained and up to date

Report on (both verbal and written) the ability and performance of drivers

Issue certificates and maintain records for all drivers


Knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers’ hours

Essential skills in LGV C&E Driving Licence

Qualified Drug and Alcohol Tester

A good standard of computer literacy, particularly MS Office applications

Additional Information

In return for your passion, hard work and determination in providing outstanding service to our customers we offer:

Competitive salary

Competitive holidays

Life Assurance

Pension scheme

Staff facilities including vending machines and canteen area

Access to our benefits platform: discounts on high street retailers, utilities, holidays and cinema tickets

Health cash plans: Hospital, dental and optical

Training and development with career progression opportunities and MANY MORE

When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients, Click APPLY NOW to #JoinOurWinningTeam and begin your career today

About Company

Company: Morgan Mclernon –

Company Location:  Stranraer

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