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Logistics Planner

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Arup is an employee-owned, global engineering and consulting firm of 16,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients' needs.

Arup seizes opportunities to position our client's businesses for the future and to develop strategies that meet the needs of a changing world. Today's commercial reality is that businesses need to deliver high quality products or experiences, continual performance improvement, responsible strategies, demonstrable value and total people commitment. Understanding the drivers for change and embracing a design philosophy that maximizes technologies in logistics and freight operations requires a deep understanding of our client's business and the environment in which they operate. Arup helps clients to achieve maximum efficiency in operations and in the way their buildings and sites run and how they plan for goods movement at the district and city scales.

Our New York office is currently looking for a Logistics Planner to undertake a range of planning, design, and operations consulting activities.

Responsibilities: 

The Logistics Planner role is incorporated into our Integrated Planning team, working on developing integrated transportation and operational solutions for cities and developments at multiple scales. You will work across teams and across sectors.

As a Logistics Planner, you will work in design or client teams with a broad range of other experts, such as engineers, architects, and urban planners, and report to the Logistics leader who will oversee project delivery and check all deliverables and calculations.

This will include:

• Assessing policy and procedures to create more efficient, sustainable, and resilient operational outcomes
• Evaluating the logistics requirements using some of our in-house tools, such as logistics vehicle and transportation calculations and waste volumes
• Undertaking research into the best operational solutions for building or site development
• Producing operational logistics reports with calculations, diagrams and recommendations
• Researching new technology or case studies to support project work



Requirements: 

• A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Transportation Planning or Engineering, Operations Management or a freight transportation, logistics or management-related field.
• Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills.
• Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment.
• Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft software, such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• 4+ years of progressively responsible experience in logistics and/or operations consulting.
• Ability to interpret architects' drawings.
• Ability to use AutoCAD to review drawings and undertake analysis of vehicle maneuverability using a Swept Path Analysis software called Vehicle Tracking.

Preferred: 

• Experience in discrete event simulation modeling a plus (e.g. Arena, Simio software etc.).
• Experience in Adobe Creative Suite


Arup offers an excellent benefits package including healthcare, 401k match of 10%, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), 9 paid public holidays and bonus compensation in the form of Profit Share.

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.

Job Number: NEW0000RV
Category: Logistics
Location: New York, New York
Date Posted: Dec. 13, 2019