Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Nottingham, England

Transport Planner – Skips

Due to an internal promotion, we are looking to recruit an energetic, well organised and results driven individual to join our transport team.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring route efficiency and utilising optimum disposal outlets within the area to ensure effective use of vehicles, facilities and drivers to ensure maximum productivity.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensures driver availability and coverage in line with legislation and company procedures to ensure that there is suitable coverage at all times, flexing as necessary to meet volume demands
  • Perform administrative duties including accurate input of disposal information, timesheets, tachograph records, holiday rotas, credit query logs
  • Liaison with fleet to ensure effective vehicle resources are available and ensuring safe vehicle operations
  • Supervise vehicle availability on a daily basis ensuring that drivers have completed their checks in accordance with company policy
  • Contribute toward ongoing cost control, actively seeking to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs
  • In conjunction with the Service Delivery Manager, ensures that mandatory training, induction and toolbox talks are delivered in line with company policy
  • Monitor service levels and suggest corrective action where appropriate
  • Required to plan and mobilise resources according to customer needs, often to strict and demanding deadlines
  • Maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Resolve invoice and service queries on behalf of the customer
  • Supports the achievement of the cost centre budget, to support optimum performance and financial growth
  • Consider the most efficient disposal option for each route and understands the impact of incorrect or late disposal tickets.Ensure core performance metrics are met and where possible exceeded
  • Supports the optimisation of resources and reviews the operations to support & improve profitability and customer service
  • Promotes positive employee engagement through open communication
  • Monitors driver performance and suggests corrective action where appropriate
  • Maintain adherence to the relevant legislative requirements and Company procedures and standards (including Health and Safety, personnel, finance and Transport)
  • promotes and assists with all health and safety aspects to ensure that all drivers have correct PPE / uniform supplied, record accidents, hazards and near misses and ensuring appropriate follow up of actions, with support from the Service Delivery Manager
  • Required to assist with accident/incident investigations
  • Ensure compliance with transport and environmental legislation

Suitable  candidates will have experience in a similar role within a Services or Logistics industry,  preferably with waste industry knowledge , although this is not essential.  You will be able to demonstrate excellent customer service and planning and organisational skills and be a strong communicator.

The Company

Enva is a leading waste management, recycling and resource recovery business based in the UK and Ireland. It is focused on the industrial, commercial, construction and public sectors, operating in the specialist hazardous and non-hazardous sectors and Employ more than 1,100 people across its 23 operational facilities within the UK and Ireland.

Enva England is the East Midlands leading Recycling and Resource Management company collecting and processing in excess of 500,000 tonnes waste per year, providing a comprehensive waste collection and recycling service to Industrial, Commercial, Construction and local Authority customers. We are proud to say that in excess of 95% of the waste is recycled.

We operate out of four sites  locally and employ in  excess of 300 employees across our Nottingham and Leicester  


We offer an attractive and competitive total remuneration package, commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

This is an exciting time to join a progressive company who empowers its people to grow and develop their areas.  If you can demonstrate previous success in a similar role or you have worked for a progressive organisation and have the skills and ability and are ready for that next step in your career, this could be the role for you.

To apply for this role, please complete our online Application form, link here: Transport Planner

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

No agencies please.