Transport Planner

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Title: Transport Planner

Department: Production Control & Logistics Department

Subsection: Distribution / Inter Company (Europe)

The position

We are currently looking for a well experienced Transport Planner for our client's European head office in Weesp. Due to the unexpected longterm absence of an employee, our client is looking for a temporary replacement to start ASAP. In this position you would need to hit the ground running.

Your skillset would need to at least consist of:

Experience in a similar position at an International (automotive) organization.

Ability to work independently, whilst being a good team player. Your team consists of two other transport planners, with a total of 10 direct colleagues.

With your experience you are able to:

  • devise and arrange creative solutions to problems,
  • answer questions and find information by making use of spreadsheets and other systems,
  • find the best solution, taking into account cost and time.

Tasks and activities you will be responsible for:

  • Daily support for transport planning and transport operation issues.
  • Contacts with freight forwarders, logistics service providers and the European production companies
  • Solving irregularities in daily/weekly route planning
  • Setting up the daily/weekly planning of the transportation network
  • Registering and reporting Key Performance Indicators
  • Conducting negotiations with external parties, including the company's production companies

Further job requirements:

The ideal candidate we are looking for has the following characteristics:

  • HBO working level.
  • Logistics and/or Transport Planning experience (2-5 years).
  • Basic knowledge of the European regulations regarding transport.
  • Experience in an international transport company is a plus, preferably in an international (automotive) organization or Production /Purchasing environment.
  • Good analytical and communication skills.
  • Experience in working with spreadsheets and databases (Excel, Access, etc.)
  • A team player who is able to work independently.


Excellent English language (verbal and written) skills.

Ability to speak and understand Dutch is nice to have, as your team members are Dutch/bilingual.

We offer you:

A challenging work environment in a very international department/organization. We have attractive and competitive employment conditions.

Further details on the position:

Fulltime, during office hours (40 hour workweek).

Temporary vacancy (3-6 months). Great candidates are hard to come by and will have the possibility to continue in the company on the logistics transport department.

Salary: 3200-3800 per month, depending on age, level of education and relevant experience.


Interested? Don't wait, apply now!

Send us a copy of your updated cv or resume, preferably accompanied by a (short) cover letter to

Questions? You can contact us during office hours on +31 (0) 294 43 26 26 or send an e-mail

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