Vacancy Details

We are an equal opportunities employer and pride ourselves on a fair and transparent process. We welcome applications from everyone and if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please let one of our recruiters know so we can help and advise.

Whatever the assessment process you will be given guidance from our Recruitment Team as to what to expect and prepare, we are always on hand to answer your questions.

Transport Planner


Location : Southampton
Region : Hampshire
Posted : Jun 25, 2018
Closing Date : Jul 23, 2018


Our Role

As a Transport Planner / Router for Certas Energy you’ll have access to:

• Career progression within a multi layered company structure
• Ride to work scheme
• Brand discounts through Certas group scheme

As a market leading supplier and of one the UK’s largest fleets of Tankers , our Routers play a key role in the time and cost optimisation of our logistics operational.  You will be responsible for the routing of our rigid trucks, with day-to-day liaison with the depot operations team at the allocated depots within the region. They are responsible for routing volume whilst optimising the freight costs.

Our Routers work in a fast paced environment where the ability to adapt to change to enable order requirements is essential. To meet these challenging demands, Routers have access to efficient software and industry leading support.

Are you a Certas Energy Router? We’re looking for:

• Knowledge of / previous work within the fuel distribution industry is desirable 
• Knowledge of EU driving hours / WTD is an advantage 
• Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise 
• Good listening skills 
• Excellent communicator 
• High degree of self-motivation 
• Resilient, persistent and tenacious 
• Ability to manage change effectively is essential.

Company Information

We employ 2,500 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.

It’s also worth noting we are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group.

Our Mission

We work as one team, making our energy expertise and outstanding service count for all our customers.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date. If you are not contacted, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Job Reference Number : 1479

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