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Traffic Planner

Role Summary

Woodside Motorfreight is one of the leading finished vehicle distribution companies in the UK and Ireland. A rare opportunity has arisen to join the experienced Traffic team based at the Ballynure HQ. • Salary negotiable and dependent on experience. • Fully funded health care cash plan • Long service recognition • Employee recognition scheme • Pension scheme • Childcare voucher scheme • Continuous personal development

Role Description

Duties include (but not limited to)

  • Full involvement in the planning & co-ordination of a large fleet of car transporters and drivers, distributing cars, vans and HGV;s throughout the U.K. and Ireland.
  • Co-ordination and management of drivers while ensuring compliance with Road Traffic and Working Time laws.
  • Booking shipping space utilising the most cost and time effective routes available on the Irish Sea.
  • Ensuring fleet is available for planned servicing and maintenance.
  • Ensuring strict customer KPI’s are achieved.
  • Keeping Customer Services staff updated on changes and delays.
  • Communication with Directors on a daily basis.
  • The successful candidate will participate in out of hours mobile telephone cover which is operated on rota basis with other colleagues.

Essential Criteria

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in a busy Transport / Traffic office environment 
  • High standard of oral literacy and excellent communication skills.
  • Good general working knowledge of IT Systems including Traffic Management systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Due to the nature of the role the successful candidate should be flexible within the hours of 7am and 7pm, working staggered start and finish times on rotation.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of Stirling Traffic Management System
  • Experience/knowledge of Irish Sea shipping operations


To apply please forward a CV to HR@woodsides.com stating what position you are applying for. 

Contract Permanent
Location Ballynure
Department Woodside Motorfreight
Closing Date 2 Jan 2019
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