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Logistics Planner

16/02/18 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

We have a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced Logistics professional. Our client, a leading drinks company are currently recruiting for the position of Logistics Planner. This is a full time permanent position.

The successful candidate will report to the Warehouse Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate product distribution activities for all inbound and outbound movements
  • Work closely with production planners to optimise loading and improve customer service
  • Act as the key link between the International Customer Relationship Team/Warehousing/3rd Party operations/Carriers to optimise efficiencies in scheduling and loading of despatches from warehouses
  • Provide up to date and accurate information to all stakeholders regarding product availability to meet orders
  • Maintain distribution records and monitor pending shipments in line with requirements
  • Reduce distribution freight costs by optimising consignment shipments
  • Identify and reduce obsolescence and wastage through efficient planning
  • Coordinate with service providers to ensure timely processing of orders
  • Analyse and resolve any delivery issues in a timely fashion
  • Review current distribution practices and procedures, identify improvements and support implementation of same
  • Identify and suggest cost reduction initiatives while maintaining productivity
  • Develop continuous improvement initiatives to increase efficiency, productivity and customer services
  • Assist in site transportation risk assessments
  • Work in compliance with all Company policies and procedures
  • General administration i.e. filing, queries, claims, checking costs in accordance with departmental requirements

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 3rd Level Qualification in related Supply Chain/Logistics/Business discipline
  • Strong coordination and planning experience in a similar distribution planning role, preferably within FMCG sector
  • In-depth knowledge of supply chain/logistics process and best practice
  • In-depth understanding of relevant Health and Safety standards and procedures
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team-player
  • Good planning and organizational skills, pro-active with a flexible and can-do attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Good decision-making ability and initiative
  • Adaptable and flexible to adjust to change
  • IT literate with proven experience in MS Office, SAP and ERP systems
  • Results-orientated to meet customer needs in a fast-paced environment

Please apply by sending your CV to Hazel Brennan at hbrennan@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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