Team Country Planner

Job description

Den Hartogh Logistics is a leading bulk Logistics Service Provider to the Chemical, Gas, Polymer and Dry Bulk Food industry. We have integrated our Logistic Services in four Business Units: Liquid Logistics, Global Logistics, Gas Logistics, and Dry Bulk Logistics. Safety and Operational Excellence are embedded in our culture. We understand the value of networks and partnerships, and therefore focus on developing SMART logistic solutions together with our customers and suppliers. We have a global presence, with more than 1,800 employees located in 47 offices within 26 countries. Our modern equipment includes more than 20,000 tank containers, 6,100 dry bulk containers and specialised dry bulk trailers, 350 tank trailers and 630 trucks.

The Role:

We are looking for motivated and driven team players, responsibilities will include:

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

Job requirements

Successful candidates:

Will have strong organisational skills, be an excellent communicator and eager to understand our business. Furthermore, you 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
• Able to work well under pressure
• 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
• 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 competitive salary, excellent pension and life assurance scheme, 25 days holiday, cycle to work scheme (salary sacrifice) and employee assistance programme.

How to apply

Please apply via the link on this page. The closing date for applications is 31 January 2022.  For more information about the role, please contact Sarah Langridge, HR Co-ordinator