International Transport Planner - North Dublin

Dublin (North County)
€Negotiable DOE

Due to a large expansion, a long-established and respected North Dublin based Transport company now seeks an experienced International Transport Planner with a successful history within the freight industry. Working in a demanding and expanding environment, this is an excellent opportunity for the right person. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate & control the delivery cycle. This will include the core Irish transport business and/or a specific contract overseas and/or dealer to dealer business
  • Build loads (electronically) for collection
  • Plan and assign deliveries and collections to drivers (including route & journey time planning) and ensure all drivers are aware of their allocated job, considering all health and safety regulations
  • Communicate professionally, effectively, and assertively with drivers and harness good working relations
  • Communicate professionally and effectively within the office environment and support other team members 
  • Monitor units that could potentially be late and communicate to customer 
  • Assist with the scheduling of transporters for service/maintenance checks
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, and others as appropriate
  • Check transporter locations regularly to ensure they are located as planned
  • Undertake other duties from time to time as appropriate


Minimum requirements:

  • Education – Leaving Certificate.
  • An in depth understanding of the Logistics/ Transport Industry
  • At least 2 years’ experience in route planning
  • Knowledge of Tachograph regulations/legislation (preferred)
  • Competent in the use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint (required)
  • Previous SAP experience is advantageous
  • Administration experience working with a large fleet of vehicles (preferred)
  • Skills in communication, problem solving, planning, and organizing
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Relevant professional qualification is desirable



Permanent/ Full Time, Office base role

  • 3 shift patterns alternating weekly: 6am to 3pm, 8:30am to 5:30pm, 11am to 8pm 
  • Weekend work required - average 1 in every 4 weeks.
  • Weekend shifts 8am to 2pm approximately


€Negotiable Depending on experience

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