Load Planner Admin

  • Department / Function :
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Location :
  • Heston, London
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Salary :
  • Competitive + Benefits
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Load Planner Admin to join our team on a full-time permanent basis at our new state-of-the-art Orbital West Depot, Heston. 

    Shift: Monday to Friday (Occasional weekend working during peak periods)

    As the heartbeat of the Transport department, you will manage daily admin duties and load planner activities (assist with planning routes, assign vehicles/crews, accident reporting and maintain DRA's and site compliance trackers etc), with a great opportunity to act as deputy Loan Planner (undertake governance audits and prepare monthly reports) for Senior Management. 

    What you'll do:

    • Support the Load Planner to assign work to the drivers and their required mates maximising both vehicle and manpower utilisation, following up on actual performance and taking corrective action as required.
    • Investigate discrepancies relating to PO's, costs and credit requests. 
    • Maintain mandatory regulatory records and identify further training / retraining of staff.
    • Ensure that all vehicles and associated equipment are operated in the appropriate manner meeting all current driver and vehicle legislation and within Company Policy.
    • Ensure that all drivers and mates are aware of and comply with all relevant Health & Safety and Fire regulations, and that the approved Matthew Clark uniform and Safety wear is always worn by all staff.
    • Complete processing of orders, production of pick lists and despatch notes and load sheets in accordance with depot procedures.

    About you:

    In this role, being organised is only the start. You also need to be motivated, adaptable and able to take the initiative to solve problems. 

    • Admin and Load Planning experience in FMCG or Logistics environment
    • Excellent communication skills to deliver accurate information to internal and external key stakeholders.
    • The ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
    • Able to work as part of a team or individually.
    • Be professional, approachable, and helpful to ensure smooth running of the general operation.
    • Attention to detail / accuracy.
    • Good IT skills including Microsoft office packages.
    • Effectively prioritise workload to meet set deadlines.

    What we offer:

    We offer a competitive salary along with a range of excellent benefits:

    • Free Onsite Parking
    • Free hot refreshments during shift 
    • 26 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) 
    • A Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A Discretionary Bonus Scheme and Share Incentive Plan (subject to eligibility)
    • Life Assurance
    • A benefits scheme offering childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, an employee assistance programme, retail & leisure savings, and lots more!

    We work with some fantastic people, we’re passionate about what we do, and we have some fun along the way! Join us and you could have a career for life. If this all resonates with you, then we’d love to hear from you.

  • Full job description :
  • JD_Load_Planner_Admin_.docx