Production and Transport Planner

  • Location
    Hayes, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Planner
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Construction and Property
  • External Reference



Develop and implement production plans to maximise the use of the organisation's resources and meet established production targets to the highest Environmental, Health and Safety standards. Manage the transport and distribution of the business' products to ensure goods are transported safely and cost-effectively to meet customer expectations.

Produce schedules and production so that the flow of material meets production requirements and ensures optimization of resource

  • Review tonnage scheduled against manning to ensure feasibility

  • Assign products to machines

  • Create and prioritise batches onto individual machine schedules and give to production team

  • Record and submit appropriate data into production database for traceability

  • Monitor production activity and analyse production data to attain the necessity to reschedule due to deviations

  • Adjust schedules to accommodate backlogs, design changes and material or labour shortages

  • Identify outstanding orders and schedule into production as a priority

Liaise with key stakeholders to ensure production schedules are delivered to meet standards and deadlines

  • Analyse scheduled tonnage for the day to identify levels above or below capacity

  • Chase additional contracts through different depots/contracts team/companies when production capacity is not at optimum

  • Notify contracts team expected delivery dates

  • Notify contracts team to extend delivery dates with customers when tonnage over capacity

  • Confirm production requirements with contracts team to ensure the customer still wants the scheduled production when appropriate

  • Confirm with production team that the content of the work schedule is achievable with the manning expertise and machine availability

  • Confirm with production that they understand loading requirements

  • Identify opportunities for loading optimisation with the transport and production team

Plan, prioritise and monitor the delivery of goods to maximise utilisation of transport availability

  • Analyse production output to ensure it meets contract requirements

  • Allocate deliveries to individual hauliers based on geographical and cost implications

  • Communicate regularly to suppliers our haulier requirements

  • Monitor due and processed dispatches through the retrieval of outbound dispatch documentation

  • Transfer dispatch documentation to transport tracking system for traceability

  • Perform trailer checks to ensure loading reflects the what has been scheduled

Resolve problems that occur from production deviations, customer requirement changes or haulier issues

  • Liaise with production team to understand schedule deviations

  • Communicate with hauliers any delays in production as soon as they arise to minimise costs

  • Analyse delivery departure times against expected arrivals using available haulier communication to establish what is likely to arrive late

  • Liaise with contracts team to communicate delivery delays

  • Perform trailer checks to analyse what trailers are loaded,

  • Report deviations to production team when trailers to not match the schedule

  • Report all haulier related health and safety issues to suppliers and on site personnel

  • Monitor the application and effectiveness of haulier health and safety solutions

Ensure continuous availability of trailers and shutters in line with production requirements

  • Instruct haulier suppliers to perform MOTs and services for trailers when applicable

  • Monitor trailers available on site daily

  • Contact hauliers to organise trailer delivery when availability is low

Generate reports

  • Report key performance indicators to senior management

  • Track site refused deliveries and report to senior management

Miscellaneous or ad hoc business requirements

  • Manage specific projects or undertake specific project activity as determined by the business or line manager

  • Travel to specific locations in order to undertake role requirements as required

  • Represent your function or business at meetings or events as required

  • Undertake any reasonable request in order to support the needs of the business

Technical competencies

ARMA, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Success Factors

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Steve Prichard