Logistics Planner

Job Reference: WM – 2141

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Logistics Planner


  • Facilitate the shipping of products from one destination to another, ‘perfectly’ every time
  • Arrange transportation and orchestrate deliveries to meet agreed customer SLAs
  • Timely escalation of any delivery disruption
  • Prepares inbound and outbound shipment paperwork to meet local and international requirements
  • Identify and implement process improvements associated with shipping and transportation that result in improved shipping performance
  • Proactively builds productive collaborative working relationships within Customer Fulfilment and other functions (Product Support, Service & Support, Prof Ed, Commercial and Manufacturing teams)
  • Helps identify ‘best practise’ to be adopted by other regional fulfilment teams
  • Creates KPI reports (OTIF, lead time etc..) for performance management purposes

About You:

  • Customer focused
  • Be a self-starter, who is resilient with strong organisational and planning skills
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency and ability to multitask and adapt to quickly changing priorities
  • Have strong data driven analytical skills
  • Be educated to degree level, coupled with significant professional experience in Logistics and warehouse operations
  • A collaborative style of working will ensure success in this role
  • Proactive effective communicator with internal and external Stakeholders

It would also be helpful if you have:

  • Knowledge of Customs and HMRC processes
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge and experience in transport and international trade
  • Knowledge of international returns

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK