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Logistics Supervisor / Manager / Contract / Cheshire

Cheadle SK8, UK

17.50 to 19.99

Permanent (Full time)

Position - Logistics Supervisor
Type - Contract
Duration - 6 months +
Location - Cheadle, Cheshire
Industry - Manufacturing
Pay rate - between £18 - £21 p/h (PAYE only)

Description / Responsibilities of Position:

To lead and support the Warehouse team to achieve Targets, maintain required levels of Quality and Safety and Deliver Continuous Improvement.

Responsible for the effective management of all warehouse related activities and organisation of priorities
Ensure that daily targets are achievable, resources are allocated appropriately and work is sequenced to meet daily delivery requirements
Manage Team Leaders and Operators within the Warehouse, while displaying knowledge and successful application of Lean Manufacturing Techniques and Six Sigma tools to drive continuous improvement and success in the areas of delivery, productivity, quality, inventory and safety. Ensure people and resources are matched to meet customer requirements
Promote a safe working environment and ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with current HS/E legislation and Company Policies
Drive GEM improvements across the Warehouse including Standard Work development, external warehouse solution, internal/external process re-engineering and stock accuracy.
Develop work procedures and manage operation in line with QS9000 and IATF 16949 standards
Prioritise / progress maintenance issues
Management of the FLT fleet to include maintenance, repairs and utilisation
All stock management, to include, annual stocktake execution, cycle counting, parts identification, cleanliness and packaging management
To be a Key user and trainer on related systems and processes, SAP, Kardex, MHS etc
Liaison with sub contractors for warehouse related support
Ensure customer deliveries are met for parts shipped from Cheadle; liaise with Stocklor (Distribution centre in France)
Monitor the performance of the team, celebrating achievements and providing corrective actions on audit findings, and assuring that accountability is driven throughout the entire team to the individual level
Develop, implement and review training skills analysis and development plans to ensure skill flexibility across the team.
Play an active role supporting the Supply Chain Manager on developing and deploying operating strategy
Manage performance issues with the team, through monitoring attendance and performance implementing corrective actions where necessary
Accountable for management of change to ensure that all HSE and Quality implications are considered
Mentor and coach Team Leaders to drive the development of the teams
Any other duties not specified as required by the business

Key Success Factors:
• Drive and promote the implementation of the client Excellence Model (GEM)
• Align the departmental shift goals with the plant performance objectives
• Provide guidance, direction and motivation to employees and encourage flexibility
• Develop / monitor the skills of the workforce to achieve goals
• Leading continuous improvement
• Working to standard processes
• HSE focus driven
• Housekeeping

Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:
• Knowledge of ERP/MRPII software processes, preferably SAP
• Strong communication skills with the ability to lead and motivate others
• A continuous improvement driver, setting up problem solving and improvement teams where necessary (both functional and cross functional)
• Good time management skills
• Self-motivated, proactive and driven.
• Ability to develop strategy and translate into actionable plans and drive change through influence.
• Ability to work with colleagues as part of a team to achieve individual and Company objectives

Knowledge/Education Required/Sought:
• Six Sigma (Black Belt, Green Belt or Lean) Certified preferred
• Direct supervisory Exp (within a manufacturing environment preferred)
• Graduate /Qualification in Leadership preferred

A drug screening will be required on the successful candidate.

Posted 5 days ago

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