Back to Job Search

Inbound Freight Analyst

  • Location: Solihull
  • Salary: £22.51 - 22.51 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Supply chain
  • Contact: Kate Stevens
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446130
  • Expiry Date: 09 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 59406

Title: Inbound Freight Analyst

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Solihull

Duration: 12 Months

Rates: up to £22.51/hr Ltd (£17.42/hr PAYE)

Position Description:

Inbound Freight Analyst

The Inbound Freight team covers all Inbound Freight activities inc. Strategy, Planning & Operations. With responsibility for analysing current and future data, developing process improvements and managing change, the successful candidate will play a vital role in helping the department deliver a robust and cost-effective Inbound Freight Network whilst achieving budgetary and operational objectives

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Ensure a robust freight collection plan exists for all material supplied on FCA terms. This should include outbound planning for pallet returns where appropriate
  • Ensure all transit parameters are maintained within systems
  • CMMS3 & SAP
  • Support and manage all vendor relocations/changes, reviewing operational and commercial impacts and ensuring transition impacts are minimal.
  • Support new model and model year introductions ensuring development of optimised inbound freight plans.
  • Assist LLP to design, implement and manage re-plans in the freight network to support monthly Operations Strategy build variances. Ensure optimised 'best cost' solution is delivered.
  • Perform physical audits of vehicles to measure timeslot adherence, utilisation, packaging and labelling etc.

Key Performance Indicators

  • SAP & CMMS3
  • Freight Planning Parameter Data Checks
  • Transit Times, Vendor Holiday Plans
  • Shipping Frequencies & Planning Calendars
  • Load fill on time
  • Deliver Blowouts & Nothing to Collects (NTC)

Key Interactions

  • Inbound Freight LLP (DHL & DSV)
  • Plant R&FU Suppliers
  • MP&L
  • Finance Team

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience :

  • Experience of Supply Chain Management
  • Good analytical skills and statistical ability
  • Personal Profile Essential:
  • An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload.
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas.
  • An effective team player who supports team members


  • Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience or knowledge of CMMS3 & SAP

Education Required:

  • Relevant Degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Additional Information:



Please apply today by sending your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.