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Transport Planner

Northern Ireland (North)
Over 4 weeks ago


VANRATH are delighted to be working with our client a leading manufacturing company in Ballymena for a Logistics Planner (Permanent). Reporting directly to the Senior Site Planner you will take a lead role in the planning of the company and be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team.


  • Booking of daily logistics for site based on orders received from sales team
  • Cost control for logistics
  • Liaise with transport companies daily to ensure accurate load times, intake times and correct pallet counts and customer locations
  • Creation of daily address list to enable Dispatch team to label jumbos and dolavs appropriately for daily shipping orders
  • Ensure Dispatch team complete daily loading plan and record actual figures dispatched
  • Organise transport for the return of empty dolavs and product rejects as and when they occur; complete purchase order and forward to relevant transport company
  • Organise transport for the dispatch of frozen product from cold stores
  • Order pallets as and when required
  • Liaise with HSF and Palletbox to ensure correct packaging stocks available for production to continue
  • Weekly forecast demand and balance for dolavs and pallets supplied to team
  • Liaise with sales team and finance team on shipping queries
  • Liaise with customers on the availability of product in cold stores and deliveries of their orders
  • Attend daily production meetings and update on performance/ issues if appropriate


The ideal candidate will be educated to GCSE standard including English and Maths, have the ability to prioritise own workload and have excellent attention to detail. Must be IT literate and have experience of working in a manufacturing environment.


  • Market leading salary

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Business Support job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Danielle Toman in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Job Reference: DT440219_1549306810

Salary: Benefits

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