Senior Logistics Planner

Job Description

Senior Logistics Planner

Would you like to work on cutting edge defence projects and offer excellent scope for future progression? We currently have a vacancies for Senior Logistics Planners at our site in Samlesbury.

As a Logistics Planner, you will oversee the team as well as owning some of the planning, you will be involved in meetings with more senior stakeholders and presenting back to the business.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on cutting edge defence projects; this role is very varied due to the nature of the tasks and the possibility of self-development.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Logistics Planner will involve:

Undertaking a range of generic Logistic activities in a safe and professional manner

Working safely at all times, complying with health and safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines

Following relevant instructions and be able to use effectively and efficiently relevant documentation and IT systems that support the logistic activities

Checking the completed activity to ensure that all operations have been finished to meet the required specification

Using associated tools and specialist equipment safely and effectively

Ensuring adherence to all Logistics processes (receipt, store, maintain, kit and dispatch) both physical and within the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

Interpreting data and providing insights on findings

Supporting management / operational reviews

Your skills and qualifications:

Proven experience within a Planning or Logistics role

Experience of leading/ managing a team

Understanding of Cost and Schedule performance drivers

Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Excellent IT skills

Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems desirable

Supply chain, manufacturing and logistical planning experience desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You should be able to deal with internal/external stakeholders across multiple levels and functions. You will be well organised with ability to manage multiple priorities and plan accordingly

You must have strong communication skills when dealing with all levels of stakeholders.

Location: Samlesbury

Salary: £38,773

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.