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      Job Brief: Technology & Logistics Executive

Reporting to the Operation Director you will be responsible for all of ACT’s data and technology infrastructure, whilst assisting and developing the logistics department within ACT. This role will be split 70% data and 30% internal / external Logistics, a company van will be provided during working hours for all logistics functions. ACT has a number of vending solutions which require maintained both from a database perspective and also physically while developing the systems to bring in line with our already high level of onsite technology.
You will head up the ACT Technology Centre will full involvement with its development and growth. The successful candidate will obtain a very exciting and rewarding position with main focus on developing systems and infrastructure whilst maintaining our current ERP, SQL and web based systems.
The Bottom Line:
ACT are looking for a highly skilled, responsible and flexible technology & logistics executive to join our technology and logistics Department, you will represent ACT in a professional manner and become a highly effective and efficient member of our technical team supporting company requirements who can start as soon as possible.
The Role:
You will be required to build deep understanding of ACT, its systems and processes to enable you to maintain the organisation's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing innovative technologies within ACT, which will require:
  • The upkeep of 2 - SQL data bases
  • Sage 200 ERP development
  • EDI development
  • Electronic delivery process development
  • Stores re-configuration
  • Data base processing
  • Processing of supplier price lists
  • Advanced spread sheet work
  • Product Consumption and analysis
  • Vending machine development and standardisation
  • General technology efficiency – Sever, Laptops, Desktops, Tablets, Phones
  • Working with the Digital Marketing Department
  • Fast moving product analysis
  • None moving product analysis
You will also be required to increase capacity in the logistics department aiming to learn this department inside out to then implement technology which in turn increases ACT’s effectiveness in this area, you will:
- Book in products into ACT's ERP/MRP operating system
  • Allocate ordered products to relating customers
  • Despatch all products ready for delivery to ACT
  • Plan route and time schedule in a time and cost effective manner
  • Load, unload, prepare and inspect products ready for your delivery route
  • Deliver a wide variety of items to different addresses and through different routes
  • Manage ACT's onsite stock
  • Manage supplier returns and implement a new system
  • Organise customer and supplier paperwork
Requirements:
  • Full UK driving licence, preferably with no traffic violations
  • Must be 25 years or older due to company driver insurance policy
  • Preferably (but not essential to the right candidate) qualifications relating to a technology role HNC/HND/BTEC/NVQ/BENG/Other
  • Preferably (but not essential to the right candidate) Back ground in databases / advanced spreadsheet work
  • Highly computer literate
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Problem solver
  • Flexible to changes in role day to day depending on which is required, technology or logistics
  • Someone who takes pride in their organisation and colleagues success
  • Punctual with a friendly can do attitude whilst maintaining a good sense of humour with both colleagues, customers and suppliers.
How to Apply?
  • Please email your CV and a covering letter explaining how you think you would fit into our organisation and role.

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