Logistics Planner

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  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £16.97 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kelly Young

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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We are looking to recruit a Logistics Planner to work for a large aerospace company based near Blackburn. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing an order book, on an IT system, for a specific production area and communicating the status (both verbally and physically (using Microsoft Offices packages).

The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of logistics theories and applications within a manufacturing environment. Experience in using Infor LN (ERP system) is beneficial, but not essential.

You will have experience in applying Logistics / Supply Chain knowledge in job related situations (raising orders, maintaining clean order book, kit checks, re-issuing of parts). In addition, experience in applying tools and techniques (Use of Microsoft Offices packages - Visual representation of kit status, Line of Balance, key shortages) and general office/administrative/clerical experience is also required.

Excellent communication skills are required in order to exchange factual information, respond to enquiries, providing simple explanations, providing advice/discussing ideas on a daily basis informal presentations on a weekly basis giving formal presentations, influence others on the basis of firm supportive evidence or conflicting evidence. You may be required to chair formal meetings on an infrequent basis.The job holder will typically need to have contact and interact with others in their department or multi-disciplined team (Engineering, Quality, Production, Supply Chain).

Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

Buyer; vendor management; supply chain; procurement; purchasing; supplier management; risk management; negotiation; supplier performance; purchase orders; ERP systems; MS Office; influencing skills; shipping; ITAR; spares and repairs; logistics planning