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Network Design Analyst (Clothing & Home Logistics)

Location: Must be flexible to work between sites in Paddington & North Home Counties
Date Live: 4/9/2017
Vacancy Closing: 25/9/2017
Location: Must be flexible to work between sites in Paddington & North Home Counties
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Business Area: Head Office
Area of Expertise: Logistics
Contract: Permanent
Job Description

What is the purpose of the job?

• To support network design (warehousing and transport) through analysis and modelling
• To establish opportunities for cost reduction / improved service through data analysis and insight
• To ensure network analysis is conducted using new industry technologies and concepts

Key Accountabilities and measures
• To support the Head of Network Design and Network Design managers with analysis and insight
• To provide technical analytical skills that allows different network options to be modelled and costed, thereby providing insight into the most optimum network (based upon any imposed constraints)
• To establish credible transition plan from current network to chosen end state network
• To establish network cost models in association with finance team
• To continually review network proposal based on new forecasts, calling out where changes are impacting design or the transition plan
• To establish network design data repositpory, setting up and maintaining data that can be used in both transport and warehouse design
• To assist in the conversion of new concepts into valid, business justifiable projects, through supporting the creation of business cases and associated documentation
• To support the wider development team with analytics and insight, in order to support delivery of Logistics pillars (Improveming service, proposition, availability and profitability

Technical skills/business skills required

• Data analysis and insight through advanced use of Excel/Access and other analytical tools such as SQL
• Experience of modelling transport and warehousing operations using commercially available tools such as CAST and Paragon
• Experience of Transport and warehousing operations within the retail sector
• Ability to use data to support decision making
• Ability to communicate to many different groups of stakeholders

Key relationships and stakeholders

• 3rd Party Logistics providers
• Logistics Planning
• End 2 End teams
• Logistics Operations
• Business Units
• Supply Chain


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