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Logistics Supervisor

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/10/2019

Job Description

The Logistics Supervisor will report to the Supply Chain Manager and be responsible for the logistics aspects of the Victoria production process.  With a staff of approximately 4 they will oversee the reception of bulk stores, accounting for them and the process of making up individual vehicle kits and the distribution of the kits to the production floor. 

Responsibilities

The primary tasks of this position are:

Controlling the issue and receipt of vehicle engine kits in accordance with the Bills of Materials for each installation and in accordance with Conversion Schedule and in line with current security procedures.

Amending data as required in response to pick / program errors.
Overseeing the receipt of bulk stores delivered from the UK and elsewhere and completion of necessary documentation.  
Ensuring received stores are correctly entered on the BAAN system and that usage is also correctly recorded on vehicle inventory records.
Uploading data from mainframe into handheld scanners.
Packaging and dispatching of items to sub-contractors and 3rd parties including the associated paperwork, under the direction of the Supply Chain Manager.  
Training and management of other stores staff, including Mechanical Handling Equipment Operators.
Carrying out of daily serviceability checks on all warehouse equipment and forklifts, if necessary reporting faults to ensure a safe working environment.
Advising on the correct layout of the stores.
Arranging for collection of stores purchased locally.
Control of the GFA accounting and stores.
All customer dispatches on a daily basis.

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Qualifications / Experience

The following are essential:

High level of competence and preferred supervisory experience of a logistics team.

Experience of warehouse operations, including receipt and issue of goods. (Preferred)
Experience in the use of modern warehouse equipment to include handheld wireless stations, bar coding, etc.
Knowledge of health and safety at work legislation and practices in a workshop environment.
Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as a member of a team.
IT literate.
Good standard written and spoken English