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Planning Specialist - Hilmore House in Bradford

About The... We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Planning Specialist to join our Logistics support team at our Head Office, Hilmore House in Bradford.  Reporting to the Senior Planning Manager you will be responsible for developing,

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About The Role
We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Planning Specialist to join our Logistics support team at our Head Office, Hilmore House in Bradford. 

Reporting to the Senior Planning Manager you will be responsible for developing, managing and maintaining the events and activity plan for Logistics which will enable the logistics distribution centres to run efficiently, through strong Logistics planning and forecasting. 

You will work with stakeholders to make sure the plan is up to date and includes key event planning from a Logistics perspective, managing any risks and issues, escalating should there be a change to the plan. 

 

Here at Morrisons our Planning Specialists do the following; 

  • Deliver the logistics events and activity plan to sites with a 6 month forward view of activity to ensure efficient running of our operations.

  • Lead the review of activity on the plan to ensure strong customer focus and understand impact on capacity in the logistics labour model

  • Communicate the plan effectively, efficiently and consistently to logistics  and stakeholders, providing support/guidance in relation to all queries and escalations, ensuring that all queries are seen through to completion and are documented accordingly

  • Plan governance to events and activities for all of the logistics division to ensure logistics have a 6 month view of expected delivery

  • Continually review the plan for risks, issues, changes, implications on stores and into lessons learnt

  • Utilise the plan to manage resource effectively and efficiently ensuring the business is maximising its payroll

About You
What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Planning Specialist?

 

  • Strong experience in Logistics planning

  • Strong experience using Excel with complex formulas

  • Detailed and in depth knowledge of Logistics policies, procedures and ways of working

  • A strong track record of understanding customers’ requirements and translating these into operational plans 

  • Knowledge of forecasting and labour planning models

  • Strong knowledge of a Logistics / Retail operating model

  • Experience across a variety of logistics operational disciplines including transport and warehouse

About The Company

Why Morrisons Logistics?

 

Morrisons is the only supermarket that integrates manufacturing, logistics and retailing in one seamless organisation to the level that we do. Our Logistics function is quite exceptional. We work with Supply Chain to deliver the shortest lead times in the industry, 24/7, working as one team and bringing the best out in our people, which is one reason why we have dedicated training & development teams at every one of our sites. We plan well ahead for the future but can respond to changes within hours and minutes. And we're proud to say that we buy, clean and maintain our own vehicles which don't just deliver goods but collect recyclable waste as well, so that we don't just have one of the greatest but also the greenest Logistics operations you'll find anywhere. If you're looking for a faster moving, farther reaching, retail logistics career, it's here.

If you’re interested in taking on a new challenge and have the skills to strengthen our team further, then we want to hear from you!

 

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and a friend or family member giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Extra information

Location
Bradford
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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