Job description

PRL Recruitment have been engaged to recruit an Experienced Freight Transport Planner for a client based in Greenogue Business Park, Dublin 24.

Our Client operates a comprehensive warehousing, distribution and freight-forwarding network, servicing the Irish, UK, European and US markets with tailor-made delivery solutions. As the international freight and supply partner of choice for a host of household brands, our bespoke service is used to reach global markets in the food, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, plastics, chemicals, industrial and electronics industries.

The role

  • Regular contact with imports /export departments to ensure that the shipping instructions are being followed and accurate transport documents are received.
  • Arranging & dispatching shipping documentation to customers.
  • Liaise with other departments such as customer service, bookings, warehouse, hauliers
  • Building strong relationships with drivers & warehouse staff to coordinate shipments and highlight any extra customer requirements.
  • Resolving any customer complaints.
  • Taking calls from customers and dealing with all emails in a timely manner, be the point of contact for all hauliers and liasing daily to ensure required service is being provided
  • Deal with suppliers and customers ensuring quality of service and managing any complaints or service issues/requests that might arise.
  • Work within the freight transport planning team to ensure we provide an excellent and timely delivery service.
  • Update all systems in a timely manner to ensure the smooth running of the business.
  • Manage the cost associated with the transport activities associated with the transport used.

Requirements

The ideal candidate must have experience in transport planning in Ireland, ideally in Freight Transport Planning

  • Relevant IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel and experience with SAP and Azyra operating systems.
  • Developed Administration skills
  • Excellent work ethic and strong attention to detail.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Confident, articulate, and professional speaking abilities and experience.
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment is an absolute must.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with internal and external clients and colleagues.

What will you get?

    • Fixed term contract with a global industry leader
    • Opportunity for progression and personal development
    • Onboarding training
    • Salary €30-32000 pro rata depending on experience
    • Working hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm
    • Opportunity to start ASAP

If you do not meet the essential requirements as outlined in this advert, we regret that we are unable to process your application.