£30000 - £35000 per annum Bridgend

Transport and Production Planner

About The Business:

Join a dynamic and innovative metal fabrication company in Bridgend, where quality craftsmanship meets new and innovative products. They are seeking a skilled Mechanical Fitter to join the team. The client we committed to excellence in metal fabrication, and they offer a wide range of benefits to ensure a fulfilling and rewarding career.


Overview: My client are seeking a dynamic and experienced Production and Transport Planner to oversee the efficient coordination of production schedules alongside the strategic planning and optimization of transportation logistics. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of production planning expertise and a strong understanding of transportation logistics to ensure streamlined operations and timely delivery of goods.


  1. Production Planning:
    • Develop and maintain comprehensive production schedules to meet customer demands while optimizing resource utilization.
    • Collaborate with various departments including manufacturing, procurement, and supply chain to forecast production needs and ensure timely completion of orders.
    • Monitor inventory levels and coordinate with suppliers to ensure consistent and sufficient materials availability.
  2. Transportation Planning:
    • Design and implement transportation strategies to optimize routes, minimize costs, and improve delivery timelines.
    • Coordinate with carriers, freight forwarders, and logistics partners to arrange shipments and negotiate favorable terms.
    • Evaluate transportation modes and select the most cost-effective and efficient options based on product specifications and delivery requirements.
  3. Integration and Coordination:
    • Liaise between production and transportation departments to synchronize schedules and ensure seamless workflow.
    • Identify bottlenecks or inefficiencies in production or transport processes and propose solutions for improvement.
    • Maintain accurate records of transportation activities, including tracking shipments, monitoring delivery performance, and analyzing data for performance metrics.
  4. Compliance and Regulations:
    • Stay updated on industry regulations, compliance standards, and transportation laws to ensure adherence and mitigate risks.
    • Ensure that all transportation activities comply with safety, environmental, and legal standards.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note this client does not offer sponsorship of any kind or relocation assistance.

To apply please email your CV / resume to jackw@hunterselection.co.uk

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Job Reference: 23406_1702557055

Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum

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