Route Completion Planner

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Route Completion Planner for a large company based in D 22

This is a Full Time position and a great opportunity to join a large company

The Route Completion Planner will be responsible for coordinating and optimizing the daily logistics operations

This role requires a keen attention to detail, excellent IT skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to adapt to the dynamic nature of the waste industry. 

Key Responsibilities:

Route Planning:

  • Develop and optimize delivery routes for the truck fleet to maximize efficiency and minimize collection times.
  • Targeting 100% collection, with detailed plans for any missed or overlooked bins being collected.
  • Consider traffic conditions, route schedules, and any other relevant factors to ensure on-time collections.
  • Coordinate and schedule daily route activities, considering the urgency and specific requirements of waste collection. This is based on the R.A.G system.
  • Collaborate with the Logistics team and drivers’ team to align route schedules to with the purpose of collecting repeat missed bins.
  • Implementing scheduling plans – assigning drivers to routes in real time and ensuring that all critical collections are completed and rescheduled where necessary.
  • Monitoring and tracking multiple collection teams.


  • Liaise with drivers, helpers, logistic staff, and operations team to ensure smooth communication and address any issues that may arise during the route planning process.
  • Act as a point of contact for drivers while they are on the road, providing support and updates as needed.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Stay informed about relevant transportation regulations and compliance requirements in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Ensure that all route planning adhere to safety and legal standards.
  • Generate reports on route optimization, performance metrics, and cost analysis.

Problem Resolution:

  • Proactively address any issues that may arise during transportation, such as delays, route deviations, or equipment malfunctions.
  • Resolve customer inquiries and complaints related to collection and routing.
  • Work collaboratively with the Customer service and Logistics teams to find effective, long-term solutions to challenges, that arise.


  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in transport planning or logistics, preferably in the waste industry.
  • Strong knowledge of Dublin’s road network and traffic patterns.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficient in using transportation management software and route optimization tools.
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving abilities.


  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday entitlement 20 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Free parking on site
  • Training and Development – Support with continuous development
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme


  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability
Job Category: Route Completion Planner
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dublin 22

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