Logistics Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Ceema Technology Recruitment
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£13.65 per hour
Posted
04 Feb 2017
Closes
04 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A well-established global engineering company based in Stevenage is currently looking to recruit a Logistics Co-ordinator to join them on an initial contract basis of 6 months. Responsible for the day to day management of existing and future manufacturing schedules, delivering Logistics, Responsible for the movement of hardware through manufacturing process and manage activities to ensure customer programmes are met in a timely manner.

The key responsibilities of the Logistics Co-ordinator are as follows:

*Ensure the timely and cost effective provisioning of parts and internal services.
*Encompass areas of activity associated with supply chain management.
*Define and control the detailed manufacturing plan such that inventory and work-in progress are maintained at minimum levels consistent within a lean manufacturing facility.
*Provide written and verbal information on the status of the plan and achievements to date, using management reporting techniques.
*Tactically manage collaborative and preferred suppliers of bought out items, in order that material flows satisfy programme requirements whilst minimising stock levels.
*Attend and contribute to review meetings i.e. Integrated Production Teams (IPT?s), Forward Planning Sessions, Supplier Reviews, Cross Functional Sessions.
*Contribute to the implementation of proposed task directive changes, new or amended orders, regarding their effect on inventory and programme.
*Advise on manufacturing Best Practice as part of a team, and actively take part in process improvement programmes.
*Deploy the planning tools i.e. SAP, Inventory Control, KPS and have the flexibility to use and develop new methods of working within a continually changing environment.

The successful candidate must :
*Have self-motivation and able to take responsibility.
*Be results oriented and demonstrate an attention to detail and accuracy.
*Have competencies such as resilience, influencing and interpersonal skills and customer focus are essential to the role.
*Have a good understanding of health and safety procedures necessary for safe functioning of a team and knowing the boundaries of the job and how to escalate to more senior levels.
*Be computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
*Have knowledge of Kanban and 2 bin systems.
*Have experience with an Enterprise Planning System e.g. SAP. ESD training.
*It would be an advantage to have previous experience of logistics or an associated discipline.
*The willingness to learn, develop and apply knowledge is important to this role.

If the above position is something that you would be keen to hear more about, and you hold a current or are eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK security clearance, then please apply now with your updated CV now!