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Logistics Planner

  • Location

    Coalville

  • Job Function:

    Logistics

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan Abbey

  • Contact email:

    nathan.abbey@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH1642_1688752106

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    25 September 2023

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Abbey

Our client, a leading logistics and warehousing company based in Coalville, is looking for a Logistics Planner to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience in planning and implementing warehouse flow and layout, and will have a strong understanding of an automated warehouse operation.

Our client, a leading logistics and warehousing company based in Coalville, is looking for a Logistics Planner to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience in planning and implementing warehouse flow and layout, and will have a strong understanding of an automated warehouse operation.

The key responsibilities for the role of a Logistics Planner will be:

  • Analyse and optimise warehouse layouts to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Develop and implement flow plans for incoming and outgoing goods.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth work flow and coordination.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance metrics to identify areas for improvement.
  • Manage inventory levels and ensure accuracy through regular stock checks.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Oversee the implementation of health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Managing the flow of products on a continuous basis through the automated warehouse.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience as a Logistics Planner or similar role.
  • Strong analytic skills with the ability to analyse data and identify trends.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations and supply chain management.
  • Proficient in using warehouse management systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Experience using WMS systems, Manhattan would be preferable.
  • Experience working in an automated warehousing environment would be preferred.
  • A degree or diploma in logistics, supply chain management or a related field is preferred but not essential.

The successful candidate for the role will receive:

  • A salary of up to £45,000
  • A 40 hour working week.
  • Excellent progression opportunities and career development.
  • Retail discount scheme.

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