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Logistics Planner

Driving & Logistics
£27,000 to £30,000 Per Annum
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For more information about this job please contact:

Tessa Grant

The Role: Planner

Reporting to: Logistics Manager

Location: Logistics Centre – Bedford

Overview: Responsible for the efficient planning and allocation of all resources (manpower / vehicles) to satisfy customer orders in line with weekly delivery schedule.

• To plan and schedule all incoming orders via Salesforce into the weekly Delivery Schedule (Excel).
• Prepare all necessary paperwork packs for the Warehouse and Installation Teams.
• To book all vehicle and manpower resource for the delivery and installation of customer orders.
• To take full ownership of the Delivery Schedule.
• Ensure all daily role specific routines are strictly adhered to.
• To provide statistics / reports as directed by line manager.
Due to the changing nature of our business, your role profile will be continually updated to reflect those activities the business requires to be carried out. You will also from time to time be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities, and as directed by your immediate Leader.

• BA in Business Logistics or similar relevant field.
• Previous working experience working in Logistics environment for 3 years.

Technical Skills:
• Planning and organisational.
• Analytical.

Personal Qualities:
• Hands on experience with planning software.
• Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success.
• Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
• Have enthusiasm and drive to succeed.
• Team player.
• Great interpersonal and communication skills.
• The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
• Understand the importance of and possess excellent customer service skills.
• Have a logical and systematic approach to work.
• The ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions.
• A positive attitude.
• Good time-management skills.


If this sounds like something you'd like to get involved with then apply today! Some fantastic opportunities to be had with this company. If you need any more information then please contact Nicola on nicola.english@oa-uk.co.uk or call on 01234 347069. 


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