Material Handling Supervisor

Recruiter
CDM Recruitment Limited
Location
Washington, Tyne And Wear
Salary
33000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CDM are supporting a Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturing client in the recruitment of a permanent Material Handling Supervisor for their facility in Tyne & Wear. The role is based on a day shift system but may involve shift working that would attract a shift premium when applicable.

The primary function of the role is to manage the movement of the product within the plant and on to the customer. Some key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on company objectives, production strategies, stock targets and support activities.
  • Supervise a team of Team Leaders and Material Handling staff including their safety, training and time sheets.
  • Plan and monitor material movement.
  • Plan equipment, material and manpower requirements to meet production schedule.
  • Coordinate with Production in resolving production planning and control issues.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to complete orders on time and within customer specifications.
  • Communicate production updates to Managers and customers on regular basis.
  • Perform inventory management according to company policies.
  • Monitor inventory status and generate monthly inventory reports.
  • Identify delivery exception and provide alternative solutions.
  • Generate reports on production shortages for analysis.
  • Address customer queries and concerns in a timely fashion.
  • Develop process improvements for inventory, manufacturing and production control systems
  • Maintain a number of Fork Lift Truck’s.
  • A strong relationship with the customer is essential as there will be frequent communication and often visits.

Requirements

  • Experience of working in production control in a fast paced manufacturing environment, ideally tier 1 automotive
  • Experience with 5S methodology
  • Well organised and capable of managing and prioritising workloads

A full job specification is available on request.