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Livestock Planner Longtown CA6 5LY

At WM Armstrong, we pride ourselves on our safe working environment, our excellent culture of teamwork and our strong family values.

We are currently looking for a Livestock Planner to join our Livestock team at our Longtown Depot.


In this role, you will be passionate about great customer service, working with colleagues across the business to ensure the needs of our customers are met. You will use your excellent knowledge of relevant legislation (such as WTR and Driver Hours Rules, the Road Traffic Act, and the Red Tractor Assurance Scheme) to efficiently schedule daily planning activity for our livestock traffic ensuring efficient use of vehicles and drivers. You will have great attention to detail ensuring that all the relevant information is recorded accurately into the correct systems.  

To be successful in this role, you will have excellent communication skills, you will utilise these daily, communicating with both internal and external stakeholders to make sure everyone is on the same page. You are knowledgeable and passionate about planning activities in livestock transport, experience in this area is a great advantage but if you have knowledge of livestock and/or transport and you are keen to learn; we have all the tools to help you develop a great career in this field. You will be proficient in the use of all Microsoft programs and be organised with excellent attention to detail. 

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

In return we offer: a competitive salary, access to excellent benefits such as life assurance, sickness, and pension schemes. The hours for this role can fluctuate with the demands of the role, so flexibility is important. Core working hours will normally be Monday – Friday between 07:00-19:00.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the online application form at Wm Armstrong Group Careers. You can, if you wish, send your CV with a covering letter by email to or for postal applications, post to: HR Department, Wm Armstrong Ltd, Townfoot, Longtown, CA6 5LY. 


If you have not received a response from us within four weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. We reserve the right to close posts at any time once we have received sufficient applications, we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. 


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