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Hub Operations Planning Engineers

Company details

FedEx is one of the world’s largest package, freight, and express transportation companies, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. The TNT Euro Hub located at Liege Airport is one of the main sorting centers in Europe and since the acquisition of TNT by FedEx, also part of the FedEx worldwide network.

The Planning & Engineering team at Liege Hub provides internal consultancy services to all operational areas and is the link between the sorting hub and the air network, road network and pick up & delivery operations. In this fast faced and constantly changing environment, this team will manage various projects dealing with continuous process improvement, workflow optimization and the planning and evaluation of new ideas to optimize customer service while maintaining maximum efficiency:

The TNT Planning & Engineering team at Liege Hub is looking for several (m/f)

Hub Operations Planning Engineers

Function

The purpose of the job:

The focus areas are process engineering and continuous improvement, local planning and implementations coordination, ops technology planning/support and analysis to support strategic network planning and optimization of local operations.

As Hub Operations Planning Engineer, you will:

  • Work closely with Hub & Ramp operations teams to optimize operational processes through data analysis and on-site observations
  • Support and Consult operations on sort and ramp planning, operational processes and linehaul efficiency and planning
  • Support Network Planning and other changes involving LGG acting as local subject matter expert on the analysis and planning phases and leading local implementation during execution, working closely with all departments in LGG
  • Collaborate closely with International Engineering teams for projects involving different regions and functions across the organization
  • Establish and maintain communication central Engineering teams to assess or implement network changes or new technology / functionalities

Profile

The right Hub Operations Planning Engineer has the following profile:

  • Relevant working experience and understanding of parcel/freight transportation industry processes
  • Strong analytical (numeric & strategic) thinker with ability to convert data into relevant information and a creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • University degree, preferably in Engineering
  • Experience in operational research in a logistics (Hub and/or Ramp environment) is important
  • Experience of participating in or leading cross-functional project teams with a good understanding of project management principles & tools
  • Excellent knowledge of English is a must (working language) and preferably a working knowledge of French
  • Hands-on initiative taker willing to go in the field to observe, analyze and optimize operation processes
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal & negotiation skills with the ability to interact effectively throughout various functional groups and hierarchical levels
  • Proficient use of Office applications (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) + a strong interest for IT technology, database management, data mining, Big Data and programming
  • FedEx does not hire candidates without a valid work permit for Belgium.

Language

English + French

Offer

TNT offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. The company also takes pride in the career development programs that are offered to the employees as part of the TNT and FedEx’s people-oriented philosophy.

Please apply with a CV in English!

ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE IN POSSESSION OF THE REQUIRED PASSPORT/WORK VISA TO BE ABLE TO WORK IN BELGIUM. FEDEX DOES NOT SPONSOR THESE REQUIREMENTS

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Other keywords: supply chain, logistics, air transport, road transport, freight forwarding, shipping, container haulage, logistcs projects, project management logistics, optimization projects, process engineering, business process modeling, BPM, business processes, process modelling, modeling, business process model, functional flow diagram, change request management, requirements engineer, systems analyst, analyzing and modelling business activities.

  • Placed on:Fri 9 October 2020
  • Location: Liege Airport

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