Logistics Planner - Newton Aycliffe

Salary: £17,000 - £17,500

We have an exciting opportunity to work for a leading manufacturing company based in Newton Aycliffe.


Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Logistics Planner to join their existing team.

The Role

The role of a logistics Planner involves the following:

  • Effectively communicate and build strong relationships with customers, installation engineers and managers.

  • Preparation of programmes and schedules.

  • Effectively negotiate with suppliers and coordinate the delivery of material and equipment.

  • Coordinate the manpower planning of a team of engineers.

  • Produce fast and accurate information for engineers and customers.

  • Monitor the progress of installations to ensure they are working to schedule and minimise downtime.

  • Ensure all installation information is available, complete and up to date.

  • Assist with the scheduling of sub-contractors.

The Person

To be considered for the role of Logistics Planner you will have the following skills:

  • Experience using Microsoft packages including Excel and Word

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Good time management

  • Experience of using an internal CRM system

  • Good working knowledge of using OPERA

  • The Logistics Planner will support the installation team by planning and tracking installations and optimising the utilisation of available labour resource.

  • They will have involvement in the quotations for clients and ensuring these are followed up effectively

  • The suitable candidate will have had proven experience of managing customers within the construction industry or similar.

  • Strong organisational skills is a MUST as well as being PC literate, including knowledge of Microsoft office.

  • Experience of scheduling and co-ordination of field based engineers or a similar field is desirable.



The Benefits

The benefits for the Logistics Planner is below:


  • 23 days holiday + 8 days statutory

  • Onsite parking

  • Monday – Friday (phone number removed)

  • Company pension scheme

  • Salary £17,000 - £17,500 per annum

If you feel you have the right experience please complete the form below to apply or call us on 01325 313184 for more information. Not for you? Refer a friend who you think would be interested in this position and we will pay you a referral fee as a thank you if they are successful

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+44 (0)1325 313 184


Executive Offices, Bede House, St Cuthbert’s Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6DX

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