Distribution Planner

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Avonmouth MRF, Bristol
Dates that interviews will take place
week commencing 14th January 2019
£26,938 - £30,979
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Logistics or Transport Planner with Haulage experience?


Whatever part you play at Suez, you’ll be doing something amazing. We need people in all kinds of roles to help us solve tomorrow’s challenges.

By joining us, you’ll be contributing to a business that’s working for the planet’s future – one that’s not afraid to innovate and introduce new solutions. In return for your hard work, we’ll give you a fulfilling career within a supportive team. Here, you’ll be free to be yourself and develop in your way.

As a Logistics/Distribution Planner at SUEZ, recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to a growing Global company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

As a Logistics/Distribution Planner, on a 12 month fixed term contract, you will aslo be responsible for the efficient and cost effective planning of all haulage requirements.

This ensures a quality service is delivered through our network of sub contractors and internal haulage fleet.

What will I be doing?

  • Within this role you will collaborate with colleagues in other SUEZ Departments throughout the UK to control the Logistics of mixed materials to our end markets and deliver continued improvements to service and cost reductions in the haulage operations.
  • Being the first point of contact for haulage customers within a region.
  • You will source and implement cost effective haulage solutions, liaise with external haulier and arrange haulier contracts.
  • You will ensure haulier compliance to the contracts, obtaining prices, negotiating and market testing of work.
  • The production of budgets, the monitoring of the financial performance of the region and monitoring the haulage business through the production and analysis of data are also key elements of the role.
  • Working as part of a wider team covering the UK, you have confidence communicating at all levels both verbal and written.

What are the requirements?

  • You will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of material stocks and waste flows, ensuring smooth service delivery in accordance with the customers’ requirements.
  • You will have an excellent level of administrative attention to detail to be able to ensure that accurate data is collected onto the system and an analytical approach to problem solving is requisite.
  • You will demonstrate the ability to find creative solutions to the Logistics requirements of our customers.
  • An in depth knowledge of waste / recycling would be an advantage however experience in the Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Shipping industry, particularly in relation to bulk haulage and configurations of vehicles and trailer types, is needed.
  • A friendly, door's always open manner is paramount as well as good numerical, commercial and IT skills.

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities. 

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

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Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.