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Logistics Engineers

  • Location

    Wolverhampton

  • Job Function:

    Logistics

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension and holidays

  • Contact:

    Anil Pattni

  • Contact email:

    anil.pattni@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH986_1658739374

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-23

My client is a leading third party logistics provider based in Birmingham.

They are looking for a number Logistics Engineers to help design and implement logistics solutions on behalf of their Automotive, Manufacturing and Technology customers.

My client is a leading third party logistics provider based in Birmingham.

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of logistics solutions from large scale start up projects through to smaller process improvement and warehouse layout redesigns
  • Support in the development of concepts for use in formal customer proposals including process flow diagrams, KPIs and warehouse layouts in complex cases with support of the Solutions Design team.
  • Work closely with Business Development/Account Management and Operational teams to develop solutions as part of the solution development process.
  • Support Sales in presenting solutions to customers through proposals, conference calls and presentations.
  • Develop RFQ concepts in to fully detailed designs post award as part of the process.
  • Actively support the delivery including the creation of master data, process validation, infrastructure works, on boarding of logistics teams.
  • Assist with the ongoing development and enhancement of standardised engineering tools and methods.
  • Make informed recommendations and decisions related to the purchase or lease of capital equipment, including; forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, sweepers/scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects.

This role is a great opportunity for anyone that is currently in a CI, Warehouse Planning or Operations Excellence position that is keen to get involved in designing complex logistics solutions involving automation, robotics and futuristic technology.

It's also a great opportunity for anyone that is open to international travel as this role will require some travel to other sites in Europe.

You'll also need the following experience:

  • Established project management experience of warehouse inbound to outbound process flow design and extended value chain projects from supplier to warehouse.

  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables and familiarity with common formulas), Word, Visio or equivalent, and Project Management software are required.

  • Proficient in using AutoCAD to design functional workings of solutions in 3D and 2D formats.

  • Knowledge and experience in new robotic technology, safety and standard work instructions.

  • Previous 6 Sigma & Lean experience required

  • Logistics automation expertise (Storage, Point to Point, robotic arm, autonomous lift trucks, Autonomous Mobile Robots)

  • Analytical and project management capability (use of MS project, Primavera or Prince 2)

£50,000 - £55,000 + car, bonus, pension and holidays

Hybrid working with some expectation of EU travel.

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.