Logistics Planning Officer

  • Location

    Bridgwater, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lucy Wiltshire

  • Contact email:

    lwiltshire@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    179800_1579166353

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Are you super organised with the ability to juggle changing priorities and to pay high attention to detail? Have you gained experience within a supply chain / logistics or even perhaps within a scheduling or planning role within a manufacturing/ engineering firm or similar?

If so this exciting opportunity for a Logistics Planning Officer could be the perfect next step in your career! Based within a prestigious and established business near Bridgwater, your role would be both busy and varied. You will be responsible for the supervision of both inbound and outbound stock, handling the import and delivery process of stock and control of product specifications as well as overseeing the quality and inspection process when goods arrive. You will be responsible for communicating with factories, confirming shipments and ensuring schedules are met.

To succeed in this role you will need outstanding communication skills, with the ability to liaise with suppliers and the factory overseas via email, Skype and over the telephone. Good IT skills with the ability to pick up new systems will be essential and the ability to analyse data and trends will also be necessary. You will be responsible for looking after ongoing projects to streamline and improve supply chain efficiency and systems and ensure that high standards are maintained at all times. Previous experience is essential, preferably with a strong background in logistics, demand planning and/or merchandise planning management. You will need strong organisational skills and be able to prioritise effectively. You will need a logical and methodical approach with good problem-solving skills and have the ability to work well under pressure and multi-task.

This is a really exciting role for someone who is looking for a a busy, challenging opportunity to join a friendly team. Please apply below if you feel you have the skills and experience to match our requirements.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.