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Transport Planning & Projects Manager

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£45,000 to £47,500
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

GXO Logistics Supply Chain Inc.

Are you an experienced Transport Planning Manager looking for your next role? Do you have project experience? Do you have strong knowledge of Paragon?

We're looking for a Transport Planning & Projects Manager to be based at our Waitrose, Brinklow site in Milton Keynes. You will be responsible for taking full ownership for the efficient short and long-term planning, Staffing of Drivers, and volumes across the transport operation. You'll play a major part in projects to deliver improvements to the transport operation.

Whilst you will need an element of flexibility, the working hours will be Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

Pay, benefits and more:

We're looking to offer a salary of up to £47,500.00 per annum. You'll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Tracking variances in planned volumes versus budget & forecasts analysing data providing information to the ops and finance team for budgeting purposes
  • Engage with customers/suppliers to help smooth volume and ensure achievable plans for the network
  • Produce reporting for profitability and service performance to customers and BU directors
  • WMS/GTS/Paragon knowledge to extract raw data and to be able to provide meaningful reports and effective planning of routes
  • Lead the implementation of Paragon into the business

What you need to succeed at GXO:

  • Planning experience in a management position within a fast-paced Transport environment
  • Project based experience and a continuous improvement mind-set with experience of Paragon
  • Problem solving abilities and a customer service focus
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels and make confident business decisions

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  • Job Reference: 704560891-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: GXO Logistics
    GXO Logistics
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £47,500
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent