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Data/Planning Analyst

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Freight & Logistics

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £28000 per annum

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Are you an experienced Data/Planning Analyst? This role may be for you.

My client in the Preston area are looking for a Data/Planning Analyst initially on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract that is a new role and has the potential to go full time if it works out for the right person

Planning Analyst - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

What will you do?

The Data/Planning Analyst will work closely with the UK Planning Manager and wider planning function to produce reporting, collate data and review KPI`s.
What does the role involve?

You will producing meaningful reports and key statistic for the business. Part of this role will be creating KPI templates and tools which will then be maintained and serviced.

The role is very data focused and will require data to be pulled and manipulated from a number of different sources, such as SAP and the Paragon planning system.

Once data has been extracted, this will then for the basis to drive business changes as required.

You will be responsible for the daily operational and financial reports associated with planning and operations.

You will ensure resource levels are set in line with requirements taking into consideration contractual hours, local arrangements, WTD and EU driver`s hours capturing waste.

Managing the data input and maintenance of appropriate systems - Paragon, Fleetboard, SAP, TUS.
Effectively managing key statistics weekly and monthly
Other projects as required that will deliver efficiency
Creating and presenting presentations to stakeholders of all levels across the business
Measuring trends

Achieve Cost per tonne in line with budget expectations
Understand how to use the company systems such as SAP, TUS, and Fleetboard to manage KPIs
Present monthly position on finance call & site review.

To be successful in this role, your CV will show:
Strong knowledge of systems (preferred)
Knowledge of paragon routing software (desirable)
Proficient in MS Office and knowledge in Excel (vlookup, pivot tables, macros, etc)
You are Self-Starter
The ability to interpret complex data and provide clear recommendations
Clear communication when sharing analysis and insights to stakeholders and business leaders, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to create and maintain tools and reports that support both Senior leadership as well as Operators at the site level.
Basic knowledge of Finance.

If this role is of interest to you and you think you fit the bill please call me or email me direct at

Paul Hanlan

Permanents Recruitment Consultant

Brook Street (UK) Limited

07483 107014


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