Transport Planner

Location: Doncaster

Business: SARIA Ltd

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Originally founded as Prosper De Mulder Limited in 1926; SARIA’s UK operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain.  The Group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The company has a UK annual turnover approaching £280 million and employs around 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.

The Position

Applications are invited for a Transport Planner to work at our Doncaster Site. This is a full time permanent position, working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. Once fully trained, there will be a requirement to be on call during some weekends, which is worked on a rota basis.    

As a Transport Planner, your duties and responsibilities will vary on the Company’s requirements but will include: 

  • Planning daily workload for vehicles based at both Doncaster and Nottingham sites. 
  • Effective planning and utilisation of drivers and vehicles for deliveries and collections. 
  • Effective route planning. 
  • Dealing with queries by telephone and email from customers, employees and colleagues. 
  • Dealing with driver hours ensuring they are compliant. 
  • Planning fleet services and MOT's in accordance to the O licence requirements for both Doncaster and Nottingham sites. 
  • Monitoring fuel levels at both sites and negotiating prices from suppliers when at the re-order point. 
  • To provide cover for the Weighbridge Operatives during their break or holidays and sickness as and when required. 

The Person 

  • Good working knowledge of the transport industry. 
  • Previous experience within a similar planning role. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Highly organised and efficient. 
  • Be able to work well individually and within a team. 
  • IT literate, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. 
  • Have good geographical knowledge. 
  • Willingness to be flexible in approach to work and working hours. 

Salary:  Competitive Salary and Benefits 

Please apply in writing with your CV to the HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or email  

For a full job description click here. 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received. 

Closing Date – 10th December 2021

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