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Terminal Planner

At Pacific National we're committed to building a workplace that enables diversity of thought, fresh perspectives, different decision making and ultimately, better business outcomes.

About Us

Pacific National is one of Australia's largest rail providers. We handle and haul millions of tonnes of agricultural and resource commodities, retail goods, manufacturing products, construction and other materials that keep the region's economy, businesses and households running.   We employ around 4000 people in over 100 sites across Australia. Join our team as we continue to strive to become market leaders in logistic services that connect businesses and their markets across Australia.

The Opportunity

The role of Terminal Planner develops and monitors the operations plan and performs critical functions in the key operational areas of the Pacific National Terminal and Linehaul business through develops the operational plan and ensures the terminals infrastructure and assets (predominantly track, tarmac and infrastructure) are utilised in a manner that delivers superior service and performance. This role will extend to safe and effective train planning through to the safe delivery of the operational plan, ensuring terminal resources and infrastructure are utilised in a manner that delivers superior service and performance at the lowest unit cost.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating terminal related tasks associated with the train loading, scheduling, planning and rolling stock deployment processes
    Effectively liaising with major customers and potential clients in order to maintain strong, credible and positive relationships conducive to maximizing the business growth potential of Pacific National;
  • All freight movements occur efficiently whilst delivering high-quality customer service,
  • All assets and resources are utilized to their optimum level.
  • Develop and implement solutions which meet and exceed the needs and expectations of a wide range of stakeholders (customers, maintenance, line haul, track access providers and terminal operations).

About you

To be successful in this role you will have relevant terminal and logistics experience and a demonstrated track record in planning, setting and achieving work objectives. With a flexible approach, you will be able to modify and adapt plans as is often required in a complex and dynamic environment. With a positive outlook and resilient character, you will have the energy to achieve outcomes and will relish a challenge, ensuring that you uphold the highest standards of customer service at all times.

In addition, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated conflict management, negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven record of performance as well as proven ability to succeed in a dynamic and high pressured environment
  • Basic computer proficiency

The Benefits

Our culture embraces diversity and flexible work options. Working for us will put you in a strategic position with your career, with opportunities for growth and development along with financial and non financial benefits, such as paid parental leave, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, discounts on health insurance, travel and more.

We're looking for people who share our values of Safety, People & Teamwork, Customer and Performance, and live these values through open and honest communications, personal accountability and respect.

We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply.

Closing Date

Applications close 30th September.

Next Steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about careers with us, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page           

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Closing Date

Sunday 30 September 2018

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