Expected duration: 9 months – with a possibility of becoming permanent
Pay: £16.86 per hour + (£22.3 for overtime hours) + Holiday pay
Office Location: Hemel Hampstead
Work location: Hybrid 2 days in the office and 3 remote -commute to Hemel Hampstead required
Shifts: 3AM to 11.30AM (Monday to Friday)
Job summary Our client is one of the worlds leading retail and logistics companies. They are expanding their Logistics Central Ops team in Hemel Hempstead and are looking for Logistics Planners to join the team as soon as possible. As Logistics Planner, you will play an integral part in Logistics operation, and make a direct impact on how quickly a package reaches the customer. You will support daily planning and forecasting to help the delivery centres to deliver to their customers.
You will report into the Lead Logistics Planner and be part of a team of Logistics Schedulers supporting the daily planning, routing and execution functions for delivery centres in the UK network.
You will carry out daily route planning operations for Next Day and Same Day delivery services, following standard operations benchmark procedures but also having the chance to improve the status quo through continuous improvement initiatives.
Key job responsibilities
Conduct daily dispatch planning operations for Delivery Stations
Coordinate Sortation Associates planning operations for Delivery Stations
Coordinate transitions between Forecasting/Scheduling and Routing operations
Develop, audit and update standard work documents
Function as an advisor to the UK Delivery Station network on standard operational practices
Mentor new joiners
Lead continuous improvement GEMBA walks
Participate in auditing and updating daily checklists
Keep the customer at the heart of every decision you make
Solid computer skills, including the ability to understand and handle Excel data reports, pivot tables and work with web-integrated workflows
Able to use multiple software platforms simultaneously to produce accurate outputs
Experience communicating verbally and in writing in a professional environment Evidence of delivering high-quality customer experience in an ever-growing organisation
Experience using SQL OR Python
Experience in a similar matrix driven organisation