Transport Planner (dispatcher) - Forestry

Last update 2023-12-06
Expires 2024-01-06
ID #1930810675
Transport Planner (dispatcher) - Forestry
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified November 20, 2023


Your Title:Transport Planner (Dispatcher) Job Location:Tokoroa, New Zealand Our Department:Forestry

What You Will Do
Using specialist logistics software, the Transport Planner's role is to execute and monitor the wood flow plan to ensure successful outcomes for our clients. This will require you to balance the micro requirements of the contractors to achieve the macro objectives of the forest owners.
You will be coordinating and scheduling harvesting contractors and logging trucks to uplift loads, thinking about the best overall utilization of the fleet and minimum cost of distribution, solving a myriad of problems that occur along the way.
You will be monitoring and reporting on production, inventory, and delivery targets, negotiating with suppliers and customers and meeting them in the field when issues demand direct communications. You will also be supporting the Regional Manager and helping create a positive culture within the operation through leading by example.

What Skills & Experience You Should Bring
Effective communication skills (verbal and written)

Problem-solving and time management skills

Flexible approach to working in a changing environment

Curiosity and willingness to learn

Thrive on challenging work, juggling a variety of duties at any given time

Ability to talk to and develop relationships with a wide range of people

Ability to work as part of a collaborative team

Tertiary level qualification; Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in an industry-related field

Good negotiation skills

Proven experience working closely with suppliers, customers, and contractors to build and maintain effective relationships

IT literate and strong organization skills

Other / Preferred Requirements
An understanding or knowledge of the Forestry industry is a plus

About Trimble Forestry
Trimble's Forestry Division offers SaaS and enterprise software to improve the productivity and sustainability of the world's most recognized integrated forest product companies, forest managers, conservation organizations, government departments, finished product manufacturers, and the partners that connect the global forest supply chain. The Connected Forest™ solutions manage the full raw materials lifecycle of planning, planting, growing, harvesting, transporting, and processing.

Trimble's Inclusiveness Commitment
We believe in celebrating our differences. That is why our diversity is our strength. To us, that means actively participating in opportunities to be inclusive. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion have guided our current success while also moving our desire to improve. We actively seek to add members to our community who represent our customers and the places we live and work.
We have programs in place to make sure our people are seen, heard, and welcomed and most importantly that they know they belong, no matter who they are or where they are coming from.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Transport planner (dispatcher) - forestry

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