Transport Planner - Groundforce

  • Vacancy Title
  • Transport Planner - Groundforce
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Groundforce
  • Location
  • Leeds (Morley)
  • Closing Date
  • 15/08/2022
  • Job Description
  • An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Transport Planner to join the team in Morley, Leeds. This is a full-time, permanent position working 40 hours per week, 08:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday. The attached job profile located in the ‘Documents’ section of this advert gives a full run down of the roles and responsibilities of this position.


    • Knowledge of hire industry advantageous
    • Knowledge of Transport Planning.
    • Knowledge of construction/housing/civil engineering industry advantageous
    • Good geographical knowledge of region/UK essential. Geographical knowledge of Europe desirable.
    • Knowledge of the EU working time directive.
    • Knowledge of LGV service regimes advantageous.
    • Knowledge of transport compliance/accreditation schemes, i.e. Crossrail, TFL, FORS, etc., advantageous.
    • Knowledge of driver CPC requirements advantageous.

    I.T. Skills:

    • Basic computer literacy – MS Office/Outlook skills
    • Knowledge of G42 or other similar hire rental asset management systems advantageous
    • Knowledge of transport fleet management/scheduling software advantageous.
    • Excellent telephone manner essential


    • Driving licence advantageous

    Groundforce has built a reputation as a first class market leader by developing six core business elements. Each division was formed to serve the construction industry by offering specialist solutions in shoring equipment, piling equipment, pipe stoppers, pressure testing, trenchless technology, temporary bridges and excavation training. A commitment to developing our vast product range means Groundforce’s customers can be certain of innovative products and a comprehensive service.

    We understand that all continued success rests firmly with our employees, and at Groundforce we have an ethos of putting people at the very core of our business. To ensure our first class service continues, we offer excellent career support and development for all our employees and believe this positive approach ultimately drives success through to our customers.