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Gas Transport Planner

  • Immingham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Business Unit Gas

Job description

Royal Den Hartogh Logistics is a logistics service provider specialised in the transportation of liquid chemicals, gases and dry bulk. It is a growing and informal organisation with over 2,100 employees worldwide. Within Den Hartogh we highly value independence, flexibility and responsibility, with room for new initiatives and ideas. The family owned company was founded over a century ago and now has 50 locations in 27 countries. Den Hartogh has modern equipment, including more than 24,335 tank containers, 5,767 dry bulk containers, 310 tank trailers and 700 trucks.

At Den Hartogh we value all our colleagues, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where health, wellbeing and safety are embedded in our culture which makes us an employer of choice.

The Role

We are looking for a motivated and driven Transport Planner to join our Gas team in Immingham.

Key accountabilities:

  • Cost effective planning of all vehicle routes by fully utilising a range of modalities to the required level of customer service
  • Maintaining an excellent working knowledge of all legislation that is relevant to the transport industry and working in accordance with this
  • Managing driver hours – start / finish times and route optimisation
  • Managing and ensuring adequate resource is available i.e. drivers and transportation methods.
  • Communicating with third party sub-contractors
  • Good knowledge of planning systems and processes
  • Processing departmental documentation and drivers’ paperwork
  • Responding to telephone calls, emails etc. in a timely manner by providing a friendly and supportive service

Job requirements

Successful candidates will have:

  • Experience of working in a similar role with a global company in a planning logistics network and fleet management
  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Experience of working within a time critical service environment
  • A logical thinker with the ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, and demonstrate competence around IT platforms and software packages
  • Experience of third party logistics and service partners
  • Look to continually seek improvement and understand all aspects of our business
  • Logistical background experience essential

What we offer:

  • A workplace where we believe in giving trust, responsibility and taking ownership
  • A dynamic environment with a strong focus on operational excellence.  Ambition, improvement, and fun in business are part of our DNA.
  • Attractive Den Hartogh benefits package including excellent pension and life assurance schemes, 25 days holiday, cycle to work scheme (salary sacrifice), Benefit Hub, Help@Hand scheme and employee assistance programme.

How to apply

Please apply via the link on this page.  For more information about the role, please contact Sarah Langridge, HR Co-ordinator ( 

  • Immingham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Business Unit Gas


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