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Transport Planner

Job Location: Minworth STW, although may be required to work at other locations within a reasonable distance.

Job Status: Permanent (Full-time)

Job Career Level: Experienced (Non-manager)

Job Salary: £25,000.00 per year

Job Reference code: STW/TP/2

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7am - 5pm: 1 hour unpaid for lunch, although may be required to work additional hours when required.

Reporting to: Severn Trent Contracts Manager

Liaising with: Severn Trent Water, Managers, Directors and Drivers


  • Assist in providing resource and vehicles to STW planning team as required for the needs of the contract.
  • Liaising with STW planning team on a daily basis to effectively plan workload.
  • Update Gatehouse system with the previous day’s work.
  • Update Transend system with the previous day’s work. Check Transend during the day to ensure compliance.
  • Updating Gatehouse on a constant basis with current work.
  • Liaising with drivers regarding ongoing work.
  • Updating morning and evening whereabouts sheet and sending to OOH and managers. Note any changes made during the day.
  • Responding to daily operational queries from drivers.
  • Deal with any queries that may occur throughout the day.
  • Assisting Contracts Manager with admin adhoc duties and completing ‘forget me nots.’


  • Non-specific, however knowledge of Microsoft office systems an advantage.


  • Previous experience of working within a logistics transport planning office desirable.
  • IT literate, and in particular familiar with Microsoft Office.
  • Dealing with customers professionally.
  • Previous experience in Waste Water Utilities preferred.


  • Good communicator, able to provide clear oral and written advice to field teams and management as required.
  • Organising and planning skills to ensure work programmes are established and followed.
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Reliable, responsible, numerate and commercially aware.
  • Receptive to training and new ways of working.
  • Work consistently to high standards of quality, health and safety.
  • Continuous development and training with in house systems including Gatehouse.
  • Continuous development and knowledge regarding vehicle capabilities.


  • A zero tolerance alcohol and drug abuse policy applies.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email including your CV and covering letter to or download, complete and return our application pack below.

You can also send your completed application pack to: MTS Cleansing Services Ltd, Stanley House, Anthonys Way, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4NF.

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