Materials and Logistics Manager Nottinghamshire Salary - Negotiable
We have a unique role for a leading modular contractor based north of Nottingham. Our Client is undertaking works as principal contractor / specialist design and build contractor, across multiple sectors and as such are looking to recruit a Materials & Logistics Manager who will be predominately site based.
" To provide strong leadership and develop the logistics/ inventory/materials team/stock handling/value added processes to achieve both effective and efficient stock control management and on time supply to internal manufacturing facilities and site. " Play a key role in supporting the implementation of MRP/Kanban to the business " Responsible for stores management and Health and Safety processes in order to achieve and maintain the quality systems across the projects " To maintain accurate inventory management of incoming materials and to drive material forecasting, planning & logistics in conjunction with the production management teams. " Provide appropriate Material Performance Reporting at Project Reviews, Production Reviews utilising appropriate tools/reports
Responsibilities and duties include:
" Full involvement in the implementation of new innovations in the stores function, MRP, Kanban, etc. " Manage the stores for the manufacturing site and lead a team to deliver an excellent service and onsite availability of operational products, goods and PPE. " Develop and implement processes and controls to effectively manage goods in/out, location and issue " Implement and maintain a stock management process to consistently achieve stock accuracy " Support, implement and sustain continuous improvement through lean manufacturing techniques and philosophies including removal of non-value-added activities. " Produce regular reports and statistical information as required. " Use data analysis as a tool to deliver improvements. " Reporting, measuring and managing KPI's. " Work in conjunction with the production team to ensure the optimal flow of materials to satisfy the production requirements. " Maintain accurate stock records and transactions in all operations of the company's system, including investigation and prevention of inaccuracies. Proactively assess and investigate root causes of stock loss/gain trends. " Maintain full understanding and compliance of the company ISO9001/ ISO14001/ ISO18001 standards " Review/remove/report obsolete or damaged stock and report financial impact. " Schedule and organise stock cycle checks and main stock takes. " Efficient organisation and utilisation of stores personnel " Maintain a high standard of maintenance and housekeeping along with workplace organisation throughout the stores area. " To ensure the team are trained and work within Health & Safety regulations and develop 5S and Lean throughout the work areas.
Qualifications and experience: " Demonstrable experience in leadership and management of a busy stores/warehouse environment or similar discipline. " Considerable management experience in a manufacturing environment, reporting at senior level. " Proven skills and experience of manufacturing material control and supply logistics. " Strong communication skills " Strong organisation skills " Strong problem-solving skills " Strong planning and analytical skills " Proven track record in improving efficiencies. " Able to bring a new dimension to stores activities. " Previous change management experience and ability to communicate this " Demonstrate experience of leading, coaching and development of a stores team within a changing environment. " Familiarity and knowledge of the principles of Lean/Six Sigma " Competent IT skills in Microsoft, Excel (Navision or similar desirable but not essential) " Enthusiasm, drive and a can-do attitude
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