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Senior Planner

Job ID: 1439 Location: Castle Donington Contract: Fixed term Category: Logistics Salary: Competitive plus benefits Hours: Closing date: August 26th 2019, 11:55 PM.

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Planner to work as part of our 15 strong Logistics Planning Team based at Castle Donington. You will ultimately be responsible for ensuring that on the day execution across our 13 transport sites is effective and when service and cost requirements, challenging and investigating when this isn't the case.

Key accountabilities

• Investigate and manage operational issues

• Monitor team performance in line with KPIs #

• Holiday cover for Planning Manager

• Manage holiday and sickness to maintain 24/7 cover in LPC

• Utilise planning tools to maximise utilisation of fleet resources to meet service criteria and achieve KPI's

• Analyse elements of performance and cost as required

• Out of hours cover as and when required

• Interrogate systems to provide management information, carry out analysis and put forward recommendations

• Chair daily and weekly meetings with 3PLs and other senior managememt teams in the network

• Cover for planners when there is a requirement to do so

• Upkeep and maintenance of LPC planning systems

• Ensure that the order sets LPC use each day are accounted for, accurate and effective

• Compile transport data and chair the morning customer conference calls

Key Skills

• Managing a diverse team

• Sound analytical skills

• Ability to work under pressure

• The ability to make informed decisions in a fast-moving environment

• Self-motivation will be essential

• Computer literacy

• Knowledge of the M&S transport network

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