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Bulk Planner - £20 - £21k - Belfast

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20000 - £21000 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Craig Smart
Job Ref HS 001707P_1508399683

Job Description

Bulk Planner - £20,000 - £21,000 + Benefits - Belfast

Grafton Recruitment is currently seeking an experienced Bulk Planner to join our client, a leading utilities supplier across the UK and Ireland, on a permanent basis at their Belfast office.

Role:

We are looking for highly motivated individual with previous planning/scheduling and order management experience within a busy logistics environment. Experience using scheduling/planning software and exposure to multi drop delivery planning is a distinct advantage. The successful candidate will have experience working within a demanding and high performing team environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan efficient and structured delivery schedules in line with our customer order demands and to ensure 100% on time delivery of all customer orders
  • Optimise on deliveries by utilising our digital logistics tools in order to help improve on fuel efficiency, fleet utilisation, number of kms travelled.
  • Manage driver rota's and schedules in accordance with Driver Hours & Working Time directive
  • Ensure delivery data and order information accuracy to ensure full truck utilisation.
  • Maintain data accuracy to ensure quality forecasting information.
  • Support other scheduling areas when required and other functions within the department as part of a multi-functional team environment.
  • Carry out on call duties on rotational basis
  • Complete trip reconciliation for all areas ensuring any discrepancies are actioned
  • Communicate efficiently with drivers and other key members/departments

Education & Experience Required:

  • Previous scheduling/planning and order management experience in a busy logistics environment with experience in the use of scheduling software.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE two of which must be Maths & English Grade C or above (or equivalent).
  • Have a sound geographical knowledge of NI/ROI.
  • Knowledge of Driver Hours and Working Time Directive Regulations.
  • Experience of working within a busy, demanding and high performing team environment.
  • At least two years relevant planning and order management experience.
  • Experience using Navision and CRM is a distinct advantage but not essential.
  • Experience with working to targets (both personal and team targets).
  • Proven track record at delivering results in a timely and professional manner.

Key Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent multi tasking skills.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrate a strong pro active and "can do" attitude particularly when faced with issues or challenges.
  • Must possess excellent organisational skills and have the ability to multi task within a demanding environment.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and have a logical and methodical approach to work.
  • Excellent I.T Skills.

For further information please contact Craig on 02890242824 or submit your CV via the link.

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