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Vacancy Details
Job Title : Logistics Planner
Ref : P5546
Location:  Trowbridge / Melksham / Chippenham / Wiltshire
Category:  Office Support / Transport & Logistics
Division:  Permanent Division
Salary:  To £25,000 per annum, depending on experience plus benefits including bonus, pension and 25 days holiday
Job Type: 

Our client is a successful leading local manufacturer and has an exciting opportunity for a Logistics Planner. Working as part of an experienced team, you will play a key role in ensuring that the business achieves customer orders on time.

Duties will include :
  •  Load planning and scheduling
  • Assigning vehicles and drivers
  • Managing planning regarding delivery access and delivery times
  • Direct load planning
  • Air freight and sea freight bookings
  • Sub-contractor bookings
  • Dealing with external and internal telephone calls
The successful applicant will ideally have a proven track record within a similar role including knowledge of air and sea export documentation.  You will also have excellent geographical knowledge, first rate problem solving skills and a flexible approach as the role involves ever-changing deadlines.  You will also need to be organised with good IT skills, particularly when it comes to Microsoft Excel and Word, be a self-motivated team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude and an organised and disciplined approach.  
Planning experience would also be desirable, although not essential as training will be provided.
This is an excellent opportunity to build a career with a market leader – please do not hesitate in applying today, interviews to be held immediately!