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Container Logistics Planner

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kate Stevens

  • Contact email:

    kate.stevens@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH49804

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    11/01/2019

Container Planner
£hourly rates are negotiable - DOE
Oxford
Automotive


A well-known automotive manufacturer based in Oxford is seeking a Container Planner to plan & deliver assembly containers to support project objectives.

The role is a project management position, ensuring that special and standard containers for delivery of parts from assembly suppliers are delivered and meet cost, timing & quality objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Introduce new container concepts that minimise investment and optimise running costs
  • Develop container solutions that support the Assembly & logistics Reference model
  • Develop use of network & systems to improve container planning efficiency
  • Increase the use of standard containers to improve business flexibility
  • Awareness of environmental and legislative requirements
  • Investment decisions - overall container inventory for assembly at Oxford c. £16M
  • Project timings - compromise between finding & evaluating the optimum solution & supporting project launch
  • Budget savings - transport & operational budget influence of changes to container concept / design
    Transport cost
  • Container Investment
  • Product Quality (QZS, QZF, Direct Run) - avoiding transportation damage through robust container design
    Container repair / replacement
  • Trackside delivery performance (TDP) - ensure containers available in loop & continuity of supply during launch.
  • Launch timings, container availability for Process Series, LP & SV stages
  • On Time Delivery - avoidance of parts shortages directly resulting from container issues causing vehicle blocks or rework

Knowledge Skills and Experience required;

  • Self-motivated, analytical and logical.
  • Ability for creative thinking.
  • Overall knowledge of logistics processes, strategies and concepts.
  • General IT Skills (Desktop), Business Process IT Skills.
  • Strong project management skills
  • BTEC or equivalent Mechanical Engineering qualification


This is a 12 month contract opportunity working for a well-known automotive manufacturer based in Oxford and offering a competitive hourly LTD rate.

Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible.