Gist is a leading UK based supply chain company with a history that spans over 100 years. Gist’s 5,000 employees operate from 50+ locations in the UK and continental Europe. Through our extensive network of sites and close partnerships we manage UK, European and global end-to-end supply chains from Europe, Asia, South America and South Africa. Gist is part of the Linde Group allowing us to benefit from global capability, synergy and scale.
We are one of the fastest growing Logistics companies in Europe, supporting some of the biggest names in the perishable industry, including Albert Heijn and M&S Food. It is through our operating centres in the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Austria, France, Ireland and the UK that we service the whole of Europe.
As our current transport planner is leaving we are looking for a new
Czech speaking Transport Planner
As a transport planner you possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to deal tactfully with customers, drivers and other team members. It is a challenging job which applies focus to the management of different international transport lines and the related supervision / guidance of international drivers. You are capable of dealing with deadlines while you are also analytical, accurate and decisive by nature. You can deal well with stress and definitely do not have a 9 to 5 mentality. Furthermore, you know how to address issues in the most effective way and have affinity with a real hands-on work environment where teamwork and a proactive attitude are of key importance.
Working within this international environment requires you to be fluent in both Czech and English. You will be responsible for various international transport lines containing Czech, Dutch and English drivers and are the daily point of contact for some of our biggest customers. Not only are you highly motivated and enthusiastic, you also have relevant experience in transport & logistics and knowledge of general software applications.
The key tasks of this function:
Instructing and guiding a team of approximately 50 drivers.
Taking orders from customers and correct registration within our transport management system (TMS)
Efficient planning of trips based on customer orders, profitability, TMS entry and constraint compliance
If required for part loads, hiring of subcontractors according to guidelines, purchase rates stated and confirmed by mail or fax
Search for additional loads if required and where possible reduce empty kilometres
European hours law compliance monitoring for drivers
Inform customers about loading and unloading times
Meet customer demands, including: pick up times, delivery times, delivery addresses, etc.
Monitor equipment returns in cooperation with the equipment department and assure correct registration of these within our TMS
Transmission of all order data from our TMS to the on-board computers.
Working in rotated weekend and night shifts together with all appointed team members
The perfect candidate for us:
Has a Bachelors or Master’s degree and is interested in working in the transport industry
Is accurate, stress resisted and capable of working in a face pacing environment
Is very flexible as this position involves working nights/ early mornings / weekends in rotation
Is fluent in both Czech and English, this is obligatory. Knowledge of other European languages such as Dutch, French or German is a plus.
Is available fulltime and very flexible as you will be working in shifts (Start at 22:00, 06:00 and 09:00 H) in rotation with your colleagues and 1 weekend per 4 weeks
Is in possession of own transportation to our premises in Bleiswijk.
- A market conform salary
- 8% holiday allowance
- Fulltime work week
- 24 holidays and 3.5 ATV days
- Travel cost allowance of EUR 0.19 per km up to 30 km single trip
- Pension based on average salary
- Discount on collective health insurances
- This position will be based in Bleiswijk.
Are you interested or do you know someone who is interested? Do you speak fluently Czech? Please applyvia European– Klik op de solliciteer-button om te solliciteren – and provide your resume and motivation.