Logistics Process engineer

Leicestershire Permanent £35,000 - £45,000
  • Optimisation of a state of the art Logistics network for high profile customers
  • Global logistics provider with excellent training and development opportunities

About Our Client

This position is working with a leading global logistics provider who supports some of the most high profile consumer brands. They are experts in providing value added services in addition to warehousing and distribution.

Job Description

The role of Logistics process engineer is a key addition to the team driving operational improvements to cuistomer expectations. Responsibilities will include

  • Utilising Lean Standards in everyday assignments and analysis including: Line Balancing, PFEP, Value Stream Mapping, Control Plans, engineering studies, and resource requirement sheets.
  • Provide leadership and support to Continuous Improvement initiatives at the plant level including; work studies to analyse work systems, developing standards and/or improvements to existing systems, providing input for the development of functional layouts that minimise space and material transit distance that provides flexibility for expansion, and utilise simulation software to analyse and/or improve work systems.
  • Develop and update existing headcount analysis tools (direct and indirect labour) in order to analyse the impact of changes on business, and prepare summary reports for and in support of Operations, IT and Business Process Improvement initiatives.
  • Prepare engineering studies to ensure that continuously changing operational processes are reflected in operational and strategic calculations.
  • Measure standard time to proactively challenge and support the realisation of reductions in standard time, while always striving to eliminate waste.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for capacity, process improvement tasks, and standard time inquiries.
  • Work closely with Operations, Account Management, Facilities and Project Management teams to develop and implement solutions to meet the requirements of the business.
  • Manage the engineering function for assigned projects and activities including; engineering budget, processes, equipment, work standards and facilities.
  • Make informed recommendations and decisions related to the purchase or lease of capital equipment including; forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects.

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant for the Logistics process engineer will ideally have:

  • Degree or industry related training in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or Operations Research or related fields with very strong background in engineering redesign and cost savings initiatives or be qualified by experience.
  • Experience in solutions design within a logistics/warehousing/manufacturing facility environment would be advantageous
  • Experience in supporting warehousing contracts with engineering expertise.
  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Visio or equivalent, and Project Management software are required.
  • Knowledge of Excel including pivot tables, macros and familiarity with common formulas.
  • Six Sigma, Lean, MTM and other process optimisation training is highly advantageous (training can be provided)

What's on Offer

The role will have a competitive salary between £35,000 and 45,000 as well as excellent benefits. There will be hybrid working options as well as site and office based activities.

There is however a requirement to have on site interaction with the logistics operational teams on a regular basis.

Phil Townend
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+44 1908 302 416

Job summary

Network Modelling
Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Phil Townend
Consultant phone
+44 1908 302 416
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