Vacancy transport planner


As a transport planner you plan the transport of tank containers of dangerous and non-dangerous goods throughout Europe

Become a transport planner!

You are in the right place at Van Waveren Transport. For the vacancy (Jr.) Transport Planner Tank Containers, Van Waveren Transport is in search for an efficient planner for the transport of tank containers with hazardous and non-hazardous chemical products throughout Europe.

What are you going to do?

As a planner, you determine for each transport on the basis of all kinds of information what requirements are set for the vehicle and the equipment.

Furthermore, the planner always chooses the most suitable driver. For the transport of dangerous goods, for example, the driver must be in possession of a valid ADR diploma. But the choice for a certain driver can also be based on the fact that he has a lot of experience in the country of destination and the goods that have to be transported.

The planning is done via automated systems. As a planner, you need geographic knowledge to determine the best route and you must be aware of the local situations: detours due to road works, calamities (eg border blockades), traffic jams, deviating traffic regulations, etc.

As a transport planner you work in a team and you have contact with fellow transport planners, administrative staff, drivers and customers.

What are your responsibilities?

In this position as a transport planner in a healthy and growing family business, you are responsible for drawing up an efficient planning of the tank containers to be loaded and/or unloaded, both nationally and internationally.

  • Assessing and processing orders in a modern Transport Management System (TMS)
  • Ensuring efficient scheduling of assignments
  • Pro-actively managing our drivers
  • Tracking and processing the journeys and preparing them for invoicing after execution
  • Anticipating journey changes, informing clients and drivers

What do we offer?

A nice workplace in a team of four planners. As a transport planner you will receive a nice salary, in line with your experience and education. After a trial period of one month, we offer a many-sided job with a view to permanent employment in a pleasant working atmosphere, further training and attractive secondary employment conditions.

  • Fulltime job;
  • Nice workplace in a team of 4 planners;
  • Salary fitting with experience/education;
  • View of permanent employment;
  • A pension scheme and supplementary insurance such as collective health insurance;
  • Training opportunities.

What do we ask?

As a (Jr.) Transport Planner Tank Containers you have MBO/HBO work/thinking ability and thorough knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel and Outlook. You have excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English language in word and writing. A training in the transport of dangerous goods and work experience as a planner, preferably in tank container transport is an advantage. You also meet the following requirements:

  • Communicative and commercial skills;
  • Structured, independent and solution-oriented;
  • Flexible and stress resistant;
  • Customer-friendly;
  • No 09.00 – 17.00 mentality;
  • Willingness to work telephone services, evenings/weekends.

Behind the scenes

Who are we?

Van Waveren Transport is a professional and internationally operating family business, specialised in the safe transport of dangerous substances by road. With over 100 employees, we naturally invest in the professional development and personal well-being of every employee.

Our business activities consist of the transport of motor fuels and tank container transport. We distinguish ourselves in the transport of dangerous goods by being personally involved with our qualified employees, a modern fleet with about 65 tractor units and close cooperation with our clients. Van Waveren Transport has been a master in the safe transport of dangerous goods by road for 50 years.

Apply for transport planner?

Will you be our new colleague? Hit the apply-button below and fill in the application form along with your CV. Would you like more information about the position? Then call Marga or Robbie, QHSSE department Van Waveren Transport 020 669 55 44.