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Asset Planner

Our Client is a market leader in express delivery services in the UK. They boast a modern fleet offering express/economy service for mail and parcels.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ASSET PLANNER based out of our clients busy distribution centre in North Manchester. The Asset Planner is responsible for the daily planning of asset / consumables distribution and liaising with Transport Planning & all Customer Service Departments to ensure successful execution of these plans.

The Asset Planner will support the asset team with the efficient supply of assets throughout the network and to our customers. Key responsibilities will be:
Monitoring and responding to all inbound requests & queries
Producing a daily assets plan by collating asset requirements and planning accordingly estimating the effects of any disruptions
Ensuring asset plans are appropriate and suit both customer and business requirements
Liaison with Transport planners to approve asset plan and priorities and roll bookings to maximise efficiencies whilst maintaining service
Produce priority plan for each site
Ensuring accurate transactions and balances of asset stocks are recorded and all backing documentation maintained through daily audit of dockets
Sourcing the appropriate level of assets to match business forecasting
Ensuring the efficient flow of assets through the network
Ensuring customer services teams obtain the right level of support
Dealing in a timely manner to resolve customer issues
Managing stock levels by determining required minimum daily and weekly stock levels per location, understanding discrepancies between requirement and availability per location
Actively identifying excess, stagnant or lost containers and arranging recovery to maximize supply to those customers that have a genuine requirement
Provision of Management Reports
Maintaining relationships with people who play a key role in the asset process

Key Skills (Interpersonal)
Good planning skills
Good communicator
Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
Good attention to detail
Customer focussed
Highly motivated
Ability to work under pressure
Team Player
Positive mind set

Key Skills (Technical)
Good knowledge of IT systems (Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
Effective communication skills to negotiate asset requirements and discuss asset issues
Good attention to detail and accurate data maintenance

Finally candidates MUST have experience of asset management, stock control or logistics industry.

Upto £26k basic salary
Bonus Scheme
Life Assurance
23 days holiday
Excellent career prospects


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:Up to £26k basic salary; bonus; pension; life assurance; 23 days holiday; excellent career prospects
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Andy Birchall
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: abirchall@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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