JOBS: Check out the latest vacancies in Axminster

  Posted: 04.06.20 at 10:08 by Francesca Evans

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In an effort to help our readers who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have compiled a list of jobs currently hiring in and around Axminster to give you a helping hand in your job hunt!


Transport Planner
Blackpool Corner, Axminster (EX13)
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
WR Transport


Transport Planner required for a leading UK haulage company based in Devon. 

As an experienced Transport Planner you will have sound geographical knowledge and experience planning General Haulage. Sound geographical knowledge and experience of routing vehicles is essential. General Haulage experience essential.

The Role: Manage the fleet and allocated budget for the proposed order
. Report to the Transport Manager the absence from work of drivers and staff.
 Direct drivers for loading and unloading of consignments, goods and means of transport
. Respect the law on road traffic and the traffic of goods
. Communicating with drivers, subcontractors, managers & key personnel
. Negotiating contracts to reduce costs and achieve maximum efficiency.
 Providing accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
 Accurately calculating supply costs in relation to each movement or transaction. 
Obtaining quotes for transportation and also making cost comparisons.
 Establish relationships with clients in pursuit of sustainable business relationships
. Ensuring compliance with all current legislation and regulation


You must have experience in the following: 

UK distribution, general haulage industry, driving regulations for HGV, working time directive, driving hours etc, experience of route planning and scheduling
 experience of transport management systems, excellent communication skills.

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Click here to apply.


The following three vacancies are being promoted by Harbron Recruit Ltd, a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England. Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon, the agency provides quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally - call 01626 333105 for details or click the links below.

Axminster (EX13)
£15.00 - £17.00 per hour

Click here to apply.

Axminster (EX13)
£11 - £12 per hour

Click here to apply.

Telescopic Handler - all sizes excluding 360 slew
Axminster (EX13)
£14 - £15 per hour

Click here to apply.

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