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Junior Logistics Operator/Planner

Date Posted: 17th June 2022
  • Job Ref: 619
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Witham

Job Description

Junior Logistics Operator / Planner


We are recruiting for a Junior Logistics Operator / planner for overnight pallet network system to join our client based in Basildon.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for progression to join a great team in a well-established local company.


Key Responsibilities:

•         Checking freight arrives as manifested

•         Planning local deliveries to allocated vehicles

•         Entering consignments on appropriate systems


Main Duties: 

•         Data Entry

•         Working alongside a team to ensure the smooth running of the Pallet network system

•         Building bookings onto FMS then allocating to relevant network system and invoicing accordingly.

•         Ensuring any discrepancies are reported to relevant client or depot

•         Resolving issues that drivers may encounter on a day-to-day basis or reporting the issue to relevant department to get resolution

•         Dealing directly with existing client base to answer any question relating to their consignment in a courteous professional manner.

•         Quoting clients from a designated tariff

•         Ensuring all consignments have POD assigned to them and then upload onto relevant system.

•         Ensuring all outbound freight is correctly labelled and scanned at end of day before trailer departs

•         Dealing with any issues warehouse may encounter in identifying freight.

•         To report any issues in respectful and polite manner to the transport manager or failing that the relevant department personal

•         Planning deliveries to fleet of domestic vehicles efficiently and instructing drivers accordingly.

•         Printing end of day manifests


Job Type:     Full Time-Permanent

Area:            Basildon, Essex

Hours:          Initially, during the training period, the hours are 09.00 – 17.30 MON-FRI.

Once the initial training period is completed, you will be expected to cover the 06:00h – 15:00h or 11.00h – 20.00h shift.

Salary:         Up to £24,000 per annum to start plus bens


If you feel you have all the skills and experience required for this position, please get in touch with us at One to One Personnel on 01702 464 444 or send us your CV to