Distribution Planning Analyst

Pod Talent
Long Lawford
£30,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Distribution Planning Analyst
£30,000 to £35,000

Do you have experience in a 3pl/transport environment? Are you analytical and like working with numbers and data? Do you have experience in contract management and identifying cost saving/process improvements?

If so, then read on - a market leading retailer with a major DC in Rugby is looking for a Distribution Planning Analyst!

Tell me about it

  • Working with the line manager, you will be responsible for the future planning of the inbound/outbound operation via multiple 3pls
  • This role monitors departmental results to drive changes in procedures, resources, and short-term strategies to improve hub operations performance.
  • This position provides direction ensuring the team is effectively managing the flow of all brands' merchandise in and out of the campus and meeting the service expectations of the 3PL network.
  • This role is also responsible for tracking inbound on time performance and working closely with the 3PL Manager

What you must have

  • 3-5 years' experience in 3pl/transport in a Supervisory level
  • Demonstrable experience of operational and service performance management
  • Strong analytical skills - Excel (advanced)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Strong Relationship/ Performance management experience
  • Understand how to effectively forecast for future planning within a busy retail environment
  • Tenacity, ability to juggle priorities, confidence to push back
  • Collaborative approach, team player

This is a great role that fits into a fantastic people focused culture where respect, praise and commitment is valued.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.