Transport Planner

Job title : Transport Planner
Location : Victoria
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 1435501
The Company 
Our client is a prominent provider of supply-chain solutions, specializing in importing and distributing food products for markets in Australia, New Zealand, and abroad. They are looking for a Transport Planner to join their team on a 4 month contract basis.

The Role 
  • Daily liaison with 3PL’s & internal warehouses, and other relevant supply chain team members to ensure timely deliveries to customers through efficient transport planning.
  • Plan, coordinate, book & monitor transport daily to meet customer delivery dates whilst adhering to Health & Safety & Chain of Responsibility policies.
  • Coordinate pick-ups from warehouses as needed.
  • Coordinate collection of sales returns from customers.
  • Assist in releasing picks to warehouses as required & reconciliation of actual pick versus requested picks by order.
  • Work as part of the Supply Chain Team to share ideas and improve operational efficiency to add value, reduce costs and meet customer service targets.
  • Assist Management in ensuring effective relationships with third party logistics providers.
  • Administration support/KPI monitoring for the Group Transport & 3PL Manager as required.

Skills & Experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • FMCG background preferred
  • Excellent planning skills & attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders (internally & externally)
  • Good IT skills, in particular Microsoft suite of products and transport management systems
  • Exceptional service ethic
  • Analytical and numerical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
How to apply 
To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Julia Liow on 0426 201 406 or jliow@sharpandcarter.com.au