Location
Solihull
Position
Engineer
Vacancy Type
Contract
J39635

Job Description

Job Title: Logistics Engineer (Logistics Flow)

Location: Solihull

Rate: £27.89ph via an Umbrella Company (Inside IR35) or £21.27ph PAYE

Employment Type: Contract (6 Months)

Hours: Standard 40 Hours Per Week

Reference: J39635

Job Description:

This is initially a short-term Logistics Engineering Solution Design Specialist role, covering the early concept phases of a potentially large-scale logistics project. We are looking for a proven Logistics Engineer or planner, with broad knowledge of logistic engineering solutions, processes, systems and equipment and latest market trends. Covering, but not limited to; In-plant logistics processes, lineside delivery methods, storage media, kitting strategies, AGVs and handling equipment.
 
The candidate should have the knowledge and experience of supporting data management, requirements gathering, solution and layout designs, business case creation, right through to delivery and final project completion.
 
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Support development of warehousing and logistics solutions to drive towards benchmark CPU/HPU performance through: Data analysis, identifying process waste and proposing solutions.
  • Manage delivery of defined project elements in-line with Safety, Sustainability, Quality, Cost, Delivery Liaise with Stakeholders and collaborate cross functionally (e.g. GME, Material Flow & Logistics Providers) to optimise end-to end processes and solutions.
  • Define solution requirements and ensure project inputs (e.g. data/assumptions) are correct.
  • Generate layouts and process flows Control the project 'Plan for every Part' inputs relevant to Manufacturing Logistics: Sourcing alignment, stock holding, storage media, point of fit, etc.
Skills Required:
  • Previous experience and background in Manufacturing Logistics: Broad knowledge of logistic engineering solutions, data, processes, systems and equipment and latest market trends. Covering, but not limited to; In-plant logistics processes, lineside delivery methods, storage media, kitting strategies, AGVs and handling equipment.
  • Strong analytical skills, data maintenance and statistical ability.
  • Ability to create logistics warehouse and lineside layouts.
Skills Preferred:
  • Create RFQ's and manage through process to nomination.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Raise and manage shopping carts or PO's.
  • Liaise with facilities Team to ensure Facilities Team deliverables are clearly defined and handed over.
  • Report out status on project responsibilities.
  • Candidate will have to establish business requirement or engage with Stakeholders and Customers alike and present sound logistics engineering solutions.
  • These will require elements of finance justification and once approved candidate will lead the end-result through to delivery, where relevant. Thus, the candidate will need to be proactive in approach and develop relationships with a number of Internal and External Stakeholders to drive the end-result, in-line with our client's Creator's Code.
  • These projects will include all aspects of Sustainability and Health & Safety and as our client is a keen promoter of both, these will be top on the list.
  • This is a highly demanding role with green field opportunities providing opportunities for international travel and a sense of autonomy and control over work.
Experience Required:
  • Previous experience in logistics understanding of Logistics Flows and Process and Principles of optimisation.
  • Ability to create logistics warehouse and lineside layouts Project Management/delivery of small projects.
  • Experience of Value Stream Mapping identification and elimination of waste.
  • Strong analytical skills, data maintenance and statistical ability.
  • Experience of process improvement.
  • A good communicator who can articulate complex ideas (verbally or through presentation).
  • An individual, who can work independently, and demonstrates drive and tenacity to get the job done.
  • Able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.
  • An effective team player.
  • Proficient IT skills in Excel Powerpoint.
Experience Preferred:
  • Experience in Supply Chain Solution Design CAD (2D Layouts).
  • Industrial Engineering experience.
  • Exposure to Warehouse Management Systems (WMS).
 
Additional Information:
 
 
This role is INSIDE IR35
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Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 
       
No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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