Transport Scheduler

Contract Type
Fixed Term, Temporary
Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management
Salary up to £23,000 DOE + excellent companywide benefits
Expiry Date
We have a fantastic opportunity for a people and customer focused individual to join the team as a Transport Scheduler here in York.

Job Description

Position Snapshot

Nestlé UK & Ireland

Transport Scheduler

Supply Chain


Salary up to £23,000 DOE + excellent companywide benefits

This is a full-time, temporary, maternity cover opportunity. We are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. Some weekend working will be required on a rota basis.

37-hour week, the team cover hours between 8am -6pm on a rota with occasional weekend cover. 

Position Summary


We have a fantastic opportunity for a people and customer focused individual to join the team as a Transport Scheduler here in York. This is one of the few roles in Supply Chain where you get to work with all our amazing NiM (Nestle in the Market) businesses.

Here at Nestlé we describe Supply Chain as the heart of our entire business, and we mean it. It’s no exaggeration to say that the success of Nestlé relies on our ability to effectively manage a hugely complex operation and this role is integral to success in achieving this.

Nestlé UK & Ireland is a subsidiary of Nestlé SA, the world’s largest food and beverage company. Nestlé's purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. We want to help shape a better and healthier world. We also want to inspire people to live healthier lives. This is how we contribute to society while ensuring the long-term success of our company.

A day in the life of Transport Scheduler


Reporting into the Scheduling Team Leader, you will work as part of the team that is responsible for Transport Planning across NiM, perform a variety of roles, depending upon skill levels, including load planning, vehicle scheduling, haulage procurement and data analysis to provide best cost, best service for Logistics and NUK&I, Waters, Purina and CPUK (Cereal Partners). 
Key responsibilities include:

•    To build work schedules for own fleet and third-party columns that are highly efficient and deliver excellent customer service. You will also act as the main contact to factories and chocolate supply chain 
•    To buy in third party transport using the prescribed process, to achieve best costs and excellent customer service
•    To undertake NUK DC Planning and Atlas load planning for NIM DCs to manage volumes within the agreed capacities, and act as main contact for a Nestle Waters

What will make you successful


To be successful in this role you will ideally come from a Supply Chain or scheduling background with a knowledge of UK transport legislation.

Other key attributes:

•    Ability to work alongside and communicate effectively with peers and leaders is essential.  
•    Experience in successfully managing multiple priorities.
•    You will be customer focused and always have the customer at the forefront of your mind.
•    You will have the ability to challenge and motivate in a matrix organisation
•    Have good geographical knowledge of the UK&I
•    Computer literate and able to pull together information from a variety of sources


This is a great opportunity to work with lots of other departments at Nestlé, including Customer Solutions, Customer Facing Supply Chain, Distribution Centres, Factories and third parties across the full NiM portfolio, and Accounts Receivable.  

What you need to know


What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


The closing date for this role is 24/06/2021


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!


Right to work in the UK 

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process.