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.

Vehicle Planner


Location : Kettering
Region : East Midlands
Posted : Jun 26, 2018
Closing Date : Jul 31, 2018


We currently have an opportunity for a Vehicle Planner to work with our team in the Kettering Depot. This is a full time 40 hour a week position, with hours between 8am & 5pm.

We are offering a competitive salary for the position and as a Vehicle Planner you will be responsible for delivering an end to end transport plan whilst optimising freight costs. Ensuring that safety, service and savings targets are adhered to. Working with a team ethos to ensure an excellent and valued service is provided to all customers; whilst gaining trust and respectful business relationships.

We would look for you to be aware of the geographical area (England & Wales) in which you are routing while being responsible for updating and maintaining current truck and driver availability on IT system. You will also be responsible for day-to-day liaison with key customers, customer service teams & depot managers.

This role has a key focus not on only on customer and result, it will also focus data entry and administration duties as required. As a result a proven track record within similar duties is an advantage.

Benefits also provided by Certas include discount schemes, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.


Our Mission

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

Company Information

We employ 2,300 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.


The successful candidate will be offered the position on Certas Energy terms and conditions of employment.

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.

Certas Energy Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Reference Number : 7203

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