Senior Route Planner – Transport Planning

Logistics Executive
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP327-1069
Logistics Executive

The Role

The Role

Manufacturer of chilled and frozen food.

Tax Free Salary package up to USD48K annual (all inclusive) + medical & ticket.

Based in Jeddah.

Our client is one of the world's leading producers of chilled and frozen food. They are looking for a Senior Route Planner to be based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The key responsibility is to achieve significant improvement in the company’s daily transport operation through efficient route planning and service quality in order to improve customer satisfaction and bottom line costs.



• 5-7 years total experience in Transport / Route Planning. Saudi experience an advantage.
• Strong organizational skills in dealing with routing and operational performance of large road transport fleets – to include schedule planning, cost analysis, process improvement.
• FMCG, Food and cold chain operations focus. Experience with refrigerated loads an advantage.
• Strong analytical & planning abilities - must be very comfortable in using routing software (Roadnet).
• Good numeracy skills, able to work flexibly and make decisions quickly.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with people at all levels.
• Preferably native Arabic speakers but all candidates will be considered.

About the Company

About the Company

Logistics Executive has been established for more than 10 years and delivers professional Executive Search & Recruitment services to the global Logistics and Supply Chain market.

Our service covers the full spectrum of senior roles within the Logistics & Supply Chain vertical and includes support functions such as Finance & HR. We are also able to provide Interim Managers and Supply Chain Consultants on short or limited term contracts.

Our knowledge and reach in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector usually means that we can provide better candidates than the ‘generalist’ search firms.

We provide a suite of HR & Talent Management consultancy services to the industry including Outplacement, Executive Coaching, Psychometric testing, Assessment, Performance Reviews and Leadership Development programmes.

The Dubai Regional Office covers Africa, Middle East, Central Asia / CIS, South Asia and the surrounding regions - however we source candidates globally through our international network.

Our other international offices cover Europe, S.E. Asia and Asia Pacific.
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