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Logistics Engineer 2

Location Desford, United Kingdom
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000164992

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Job Description:

Job Title: Logistics Engineer 2

Salary: £31,848 to £37,814

Contract:  Permanent

Benefits:  27 days annual leave,, Bonus paid quarterly 10%, Share Scheme, Non-contributory Pension Scheme Private Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision Scheme , Life Insurance, On Site Parking

Location:  Desford - Hybrid working environment

Relocation/Sponsorship : Not supported with this role 

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Job Description:

A Logistics Engineer 2 is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of all related logistics processes, machinery & equipment, storage concepts, among other things for Cat Parts or Integrated Logistics Services projects.  This position is located in Desford however covers various facilities and reports to the logistics engineering supervisor responsible for this area.  
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

A Logistics Engineer 2 is responsible for supporting Logistics Engineer 3, 4, or 5’s from a technical perspective on the design & implementation of logistics projects for greenfield or brownfield sites.  In a support role, a Logistics Engineer 2 should have the ability to support complex projects of any size that are led by Logistics Engineers 3, 4, or 5.  A person in this role is expected to support 1 -2 projects at a time.

You will design and implement successful logistics solutions.  To be successful, a Logistics Engineer 2 must utilize technical skills and soft skills described below.   

The technical skills are defined in 7 key skills:  data purification & analysis; warehouse storage design & manufacturing point-of-use (POU) design; machinery & equipment design and procurement; workforce & equipment planning; logistics process design; inventory transfer & rearrangement planning; and integrating supply chain knowledge into warehouse design.  In addition, it is expected that Logistics Engineer is aware of the local WMS system and can integrate this into the overall design of the facility.  A Logistics Engineer 2 is expected to be proficient in a few areas.  

In addition to technical skills, a Logistics Engineer 2 must demonstrate marginal skill levels of the following values based competencies (VBCs):  integrity & trust; building inclusive relationships; customer focus; problem solving; priority setting; and dealing with uncertainty.  

Background/Experience (Required):
•College degree in a related field OR equivalent experience.
•Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time throughout the year, with some months in excess of that.  
•Be proficient in English as well as the local language where the engineer is based.

Background/Experience (Desired):
•Some related experience, preferably in warehouse operations, supply chain, or manufacturing
•Strong PC Skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, & AutoCAD)
•College degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering

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NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined

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