Infrastructure Planner

Last updated 2 months ago
Location:Cheshire East

A vacancy has arisen for an Infrastructure Planner to join the Freightliner team based in Crewe, Cheshire.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out planning workloads efficiently and effectively to comply with network code and industry processes
  • Work within the wider planning team to ensure weekly train plan is implemented in a timely and efficient manner
  • Liaise with industry contacts as necessary
  • Production of train plan that maximises profitability for Freightliner Heavy Haul whilst meeting customer requirements


  • A good knowledge of freight train operations with a sound knowledge of railway geography
  • Excellent Planning skills
  • Ability to produce diagrams for operational staff which are compliant with all internal and industry criteria
  • Good computer skills, including the ability to use NROL (train planning software), TOPS/TRUST and general office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

The Infrastructure Planner role is subject to standard pre-employment checks including employment references, medical and drugs & alcohol screening and background checks.

We offer:

    • A competitive salary with opportunities for overtime paid at regular intervals
    • Final Salary Pension Scheme
    • Generous leave entitlement
    • Generous employee benefits package, including attractive corporate discounts.
    • Training and development opportunities

We fully support a healthy work/life balance and have a free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme to promote well-being.

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