- Logistics (warehouse or transport) solutions design.
- Leading 3PL provider who have experienced significant growth over the last 3 years.
- Fantastic training and development opportunities.
- Opportunity to work in a team surrounded by subject matter experts.
Leading 3PL Provider based in the West Midlands.
I'm looking for two highly analytical and detail-oriented individuals to join my client's team as a Logistics Solutions Design Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing efficient and effective logistics solutions for our organisation. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to analyse, optimise, and improve our logistics operations, ultimately ensuring a seamless and cost-effective flow of materials, products, and information throughout our supply chain.
Key responsibilities include:
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including supply chain, operations, procurement, and transportation teams, to gather requirements and enable the design of effective logistics solutions.
- Analyse data and conduct thorough research to identify areas of improvement in logistics operations, including warehouse layout, transportation routes, materials handling equipment, and inventory management.
- Undertake Solutions Design assignments which include; scoping, data requirements, warehouse modelling, transport modelling, scenario testing and user interface design / model testing.
- Utilise modelling and simulation tools to evaluate different logistics scenarios, considering factors such as cost, capacity, service level, and resource utilisation.
- Develop and present detailed logistics solution proposals, including technical specifications, project time-lines, cost estimates, and expected outcomes, to key stakeholders and senior management.
- Create and update standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions for logistics processes, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and best practices.
- Collaborate with software development teams to create and enhance logistics optimisation algorithms and tools.
- Lead and participate in cross-functional projects aimed at improving logistics efficiency, sustainability, and customer satisfaction.
- Monitor and evaluate the performance of implemented logistics solutions, making adjustments as needed to achieve desired outcomes.
- Stay up-to-date with industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies in the logistics field, and actively seek new ways to improve efficiency and competitiveness.
- Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or a related field.
- Proven experience in logistics, supply chain, or operations, with a focus on designing and implementing logistics solutions.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to gather and interpret data, identify trends, and make data-driven recommendations.
- Proficiency in using modelling and simulation tools, such as AutoCAD or similar software.
- Knowledge of transportation management systems (TMS), warehouse management systems (WMS), and resource planning (ERP) systems.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex ideas and technical details to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
- Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma or continuous improvement methodologies is a plus.
- Willingness to travel occasionally to various operational sites.
£60,000 - £65,000 + benefits
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