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Location : Southampton
Region : South West
Posted : Jun 15, 2017
Closing Date : Aug 15, 2017


Transport Planner / Router - Southampton

We currently have a vacancy for a Transport Planner working for our Southampton depot.

As a Router with us you will be responsible for the routing of rigid trucks as directed by the Area Operations Manager, with day-to-day liaison with the depot operations and sales teams at the allocated depots within the region. You will be responsible for routing volume whilst optimising the utilisation and costs. We are looking for someone with expeirence of planning/routing HGVs with good knowledge of the local geographical area. Previous use of computerised routing software is also essential.

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

The main skills and experience we are looking for are:

  • 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.

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 : 1200

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