In-plant Logistics Planner

Location Birmingham
Job type: Contract
Salary: £27.59p/h UMBRELLA
Contact name: Johanna Cowan

Contact email: jcowan@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39635
Published: 22 days ago
Duration: 6 months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • This is initially a short term Logistics Engineering Solution Design Specialist role, covering the early concept phases of a potentially large scale logistics project.

  • We are looking for a proven Logistics Engineer or planner, with broad knowledge of logistic engineering solutions, processes, systems and equipment and latest market trends.

  • Covering, but not limited to; In-plant logistics processes, lineside delivery methods, storage media, kitting strategies, AGVs and handling equipment.

  • Knowledge and experience of supporting data management, requirements gathering, solution and layout designs, business case creation, right through to delivery and final project completion.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Support development of warehousing and logistics solutions to drive towards benchmark CPU/HPU performance through: Data analysis Identifying process waste and proposing solutions

  • Manage delivery of defined project elements in line with Safety, Sustainability, Quality, Cost, Delivery Liaise with stakeholders and collaborate cross functionally (e.g. GME, Material Flow & Logistics Providers) to: optimise end-to end processes & solutions define solution requirements ensure project inputs (e.g. data/assumptions) - are correct Generate layouts & process flows Control the project 'Plan for every Part' inputs relevant to Manufacturing Logistics: Sourcing alignment, stock holding, storage media, point of fit, etc

  • Create RFQ's and manage through process to nomination Problem Solving

  • Raise and manage shopping carts / PO's Liaise with facilities team to ensure facilities team deliverables are clearly defined and handed over

  • Report out status on project responsibilities.

  • You will have to establish business requirement / engage with stakeholders and customers alike and present sound logistics engineering solutions.

  • These will require elements of finance justification and once approved you will lead the end result through to delivery, where relevant.

  • Thus, you will need to be proactive in your approach and develop relationships with a number of internal and external stakeholders to drive the end result, in line with the company's Creator's Code.

  • These projects will include all aspects of Sustainability and Health & Safety and as the company is a keen promoter of both, these will be top on the list.

  • This is a highly demanding role with green field opportunities providing opportunities for international travel and a sense of autonomy and control over your work

  Skills Required:

  • Previous experience and background in Manufacturing Logistics: Broad knowledge of logistic engineering solutions, data, processes, systems and equipment and latest market trends.

  • Covering, but not limited to; In-plant logistics processes, lineside delivery methods, storage media, kitting strategies, AGVs and handling equipment

  • Strong analytical skills, data maintenance and statistical ability

  • Ability to create logistics warehouse and lineside layouts

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in Logistics

  • Understanding of Logistics flows and process and principles of optimisation

  • Ability to create logistics warehouse and lineside layouts

  • Project management/delivery of small projects Experience of Value Stream Mapping identification and elimination of waste Strong analytical skills, data maintenance and statistical ability Experience of process improvement

  • A good communicator who can articulate complex ideas (verbally or through presentation)

  • An individual, who can work independently, and demonstrates drive and tenacity to get the job done.

  • Able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style

  • An effective team player

  • Proficient IT skills in Excel Powerpoint

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience in Supply Chain solution design CAD (2D Layouts)

  • Industrial Engineering experience

  • Exposure to Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)