Transport Planner Job at Morgan Mclernon – in Craigavon

Job Description

Company Description

Morgan McLernon have been providing first class transportation services for over forty years.

We specialise in frozen, chilled and ambient storage, frozen and chilled distribution and also blast freezing. We invest heavily in our fleet meaning that we are able to offer our customers the very latest in transportation technology, from multi-temp fridges through to full satellite tracking.

We are actively recruiting for a Transport Planner based at our Morgan McLernon site in Lurgan.

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum

Shifts: Monday – Friday. To include 1 in 3 weekends.

Rotational shifts 8am – 6pm and 12pm – 9pm

Job Description

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 booked drivers are utilised for optimum results.

Ensure driver requirements are enforced as per plan.


Be able to demonstrate a high level of transport planning expertise in a busy and demanding environment.

Be able to communicate well at all levels within the business.

Be able to make decisions under pressure, and to a tight timescale.

Able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.

Able to manage their own time to achieve daily targets.

Have excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills

Sound knowledge of Microsoft packages.

Common operating systems

Software proficiency

Data analysis

Additional Information

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a personable and growing business with plenty of opportunities and a great team.

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in and use to working in a fast paced organisation then click apply now and #joinourwinningteam!

About Company

Company: Morgan Mclernon –

Company Location:  Craigavon

About Morgan Mclernon -