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Logistics Planner

Driving & Logistics
£30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum
Milton Keynes
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For more information about this job please contact:

Kelly Rowland
01234 347069

Logistics Planner

Are you an experienced planner able to confidently plan and schedule for staffing and also plan and control stocking levels?

As a DC Planner you will ensure full end to end staff capacity optimization across inbound and outbound operations and optimize stock availabilities.

Responsibilities include:

Staff planning and scheduling responsibilities

• Plan and schedule short term staff capacity based on latest supply and demand forecasts.

• Optimize staff hours across all In and Outbound functions of the DC.

• Closely align with operational Inbound and Outbound departments.

• Manage short term needs to DC associate teams, including day to day communication with the agencies.

• Monitor temp agencies to deliver according to plan and ensure manpower.

• Continuously work on improving planning routines, tools and new ways of working.

Stock planning and controlling responsibilities.

• Ensure stock accuracy and addressing of stock discrepancies.

• Ensure and monitor cycle counts, to be conducted by departments.

• Ensure proper recognition of stock and storage type assignment.

• Ensuring optimum allocation of stock across warehouse.

Required skills:

  • Ability to adapt and overcome challenges in an ever changing environment.
  • You achieve results beyond expectations in your current position. 
  • Strong knowledge of staff planner and 13WP2/Takt Tracker.
  • Ability to make business minded decisions that aid the efficiency of the DC processes.
  • Strong understanding of product flow within an OMNI channel automated DC.
  • You have very strong analytical and technical (Excel) skills.   
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadlines orientated environment.   
  • Logistics management experience.
  • Fully flexible including weekends.

Salary £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience.

To apply please contact Kelly at Osborne Appointments Kelly.rowland@oa-uk.co.uk or telephone 01234 347069

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days. Should you wish to speak to one of our team, please contact the OA Bedford office on 01234 347069

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