Innovation Development Analyst - Leeds
Innovation Development Analyst - Asda Logistics Services
About the Role
The role of an Innovation Development Analyst with Asda Logistics Services (ALS) is to identify innovation opportunities across the ALS network and develop / manage engineering solutions and projects to increase site capacities and / or efficiency.
The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping and delivering key strategic projects within ALS, focusing in particular on Autonomous Guided Vehicle (AGV) and Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) technologies.
You'll be responsible for:
- Identifying opportunities to improve distribution centres by thinking creatively about ways to increase efficiency and capacity
- Clearly articulating issues and building business cases
- Designing solutions in conjunction with automation vendors and engineering consultants
- Researching, investigating marketing trends to identify areas to focus innovation work on
- Supporting the wider Engineering Development & Innovation team activity
- Managing projects and implementing solutions
This is a Leeds based, full time position working Monday to Friday however a reasonable level of travel will be required with some overnight stays.
If you're looking for a chance to develop in logistics and for an exciting opportunity, this could be the role for you!
Ideally, you will be educated to degree level in Maths, Engineering or Logistics. You'll have strong communication skills and an ability to build relationships and work cross functionally across the ALS network, with central Asda teams and with key engineering partners. Experience in managing projects is essential.
You'll have an interest in technology and innovation, with a curiosity and drive to continuously improve processes. You'll be comfortable working on your own as well as in a team, have a positive attitude and an ability to flex in an ever changing, growing and fast-paced environment.
Alongside a competitive salary, you'll get lots of other great benefits too, including 10% off your Asda shopping, incentive schemes, the opportunity to become a shareholder as part of our Sharesave scheme, a pension scheme, bonus scheme and discounts across a range of services and activities, from airport parking to theme parks and cinemas.
Apply today by completing an online application...