Logistics planner

Job Title: Logistics planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: £29000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-21 00:00:00
Reference: 748101421
Contact Name: Jason Slattery
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 14:19

Job Description

What is the purpose of this role?

Pertemps are proud to be working with our client, a major player in the utilities sector, to recruit a new Logistics Planner.

A Logistics Planner is responsible for the scheduling, dispatch and completion of Logistics Management Centre (LMC) activities these include tankering and hire equipment for both clean and waste wholesale operations. The LMC team will deliver the highest levels of customer service, applying Trust, Easy, Care and ensuring a first class customer experience for both our internal and external customers.

What makes this role unique?

Your role will form part of the LMC (Logistics Management Centre) which is the in-house centre of excellence for the complex and diverse logistics functions within the company.

You will be working within a unique cross-functional team, which balances operational demand and strategic thinking so you will be in a position to influence decisions at different levels up to senior management and help shape what we do every day and in the future.

This is a great opportunity for the right person to progress within the business and especially at a time where they are growing and expanding the LMC.

What will this role involve?

Facilitating work progress and completion according to required time frames, ensuring service is delivered in a consistent and compliant manner that is cost effective, maximises productivity and is in accordance with the client and external contractural requirments.

All work sent to contractors must be fully compliant with all traffic management legislation to avoid fixed penalty notices and reduce permit costs.

Deliver the highest levels of customer service, enhancing customer experience in line with the customer experience statement - Trust, Easy, Care model.

Support operational events and pollution incidents as required.

Responsible for the allocation of equipment and services to the wholesale operations to enable remedial intervention to help prevent events or as enabler to allow for proactive work to be completed.

Will be required to assess and investigate issues to ensure the right eqipment is issued ontime and to specification.

Required to provide analysis, business insight and reporting for the team in conjunction with business & performance analysts.

What skills are we looking for?

An understanding of Work Management Processes and Systems is preferred. You will be fully competent at using the appropriate Company IT systems and Office software.

The successful candidate will have experience of working under pressure in fast paced environments meeting demanding targets. We want someone who is passionate about providing excellent customer service, someone who can really engage with internal and external stakeholders. You need to be organised and have an understanding of work management processes and systems preferred. You will have excellent attention to detail and have strong IT skills in Microsoft Office and, ideally, SAP.

Information & Salary

This is a permanent role based at their offices in Reading. They are offering an annual salary of circa £29,000 depending on skills and experience.

In addition there are a range of benefits including an excellent contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans and paid volunteering days.