Inbound Freight Strategic Planner

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    Solihull, West Midlands

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    £35000 - £45000 per annum

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    Jessica Williams

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    10 months ago

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Inbound Freight Strategic Planner
Paying up to £45,000 per annum

An opportunity has arisen for an Inbound Freight Strategic Planner to provide support to a growing and busy department within a luxury car manufacturer based in Gaydon. The Inbound Freight Strategic Planner is a permanent role and paying up to £45,000 per annum.


  • Helping the department achieve budgetary and operational objectives
  • Leading the implementation, development and roll out of a strategic design and planning software tool
  • Ensuring that business requirements are captured and delivered into the freight transformation programme
  • Acting as the subject matter expert on freight strategic planning
  • Optimise freight plans and conduct 'what-if' analysis
  • Conducting freight cost analysis, overall cost of the network, model line and lane costings
  • Exploring opportunities to optimise plans, cost saving and budget management

Candidate profile:

  • Freight strategic design and planning tools experience
  • Previous experience in logistics strategy
  • Good understanding of material planning, logistics and manufacturing working processes and practices
  • Fully IT proficient, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Will be analytical and data driven
  • Will have strong communication skills.
  • Be able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

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