Route Planner (Temp to Perm) - Sittingbourne

Ref: 458 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Apr 2022
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Venrec are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client based in Sittingbourne, Kent for a Route Planner

This role requires 1 year previous experience working in a vehicle routing position

Our client has recently undergone an expansion and so they are looking for to add a Route Planner to their team. This role is fundamental to our clients operations and will involve planning deliveries from 3 separate sites with over 20 vehicles. Deliveries range from national distribution centres, High Street shops and customer homes. 

The role entails:

  • Planning and routing orders from 3 separate delivery hubs using the company's routing system
  • Speaking with customers through both the telephone and email in order to answer any queries 
  • Dealing with any ad-hoc admin tasks
  • Booking delivery slots with customers 
  • Forecasting and reporting daily figures
  • Working with other departments regarding delivery windows

 

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 1 year previous experience working in a routing position
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to follow processes 
  • A willingness to do other duties on an ad-hoc basis
  • Good team work skills
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment 

 

Other details:

  • The rate of pay is £11.31 per hour (£25,000 when permanent)
  • This is a Temp to Perm role, which will be made permanent after a qualifying period of 13 weeks 
  • The hours of work are 08:00 - 17:00 (Monday to Friday)