Stores Manager

Undisclosed Company
West Yorkshire, Halifax
Up to £40000 per annum
10 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

Manpower are working with a leading Manufacturing company in Halifax. They are looking to recruit a Materials Manager to work within their Flow Control division.

The role is primarily an internal, external supply chain, process flow and stock management role for OEM & Aftermarket products contributing to the overall on-time delivery and output of the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the delivery of results to time, cost and quality targets.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure that plans are turned into reality.
  • Review forward orders and take action where required for the production plan to best meet the customer requirements achieving >90% OTD AM
  • Review the load situation and highlight actions necessary to address future capacity constraints.
  • Introduce improvements to the forward planning process to enable earlier detection of capacity constraints.
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure effective and efficient running of the production plans.
  • Continuous improvement and implementation of plans and new ideas.
  • End to End Value Stream Management of Aftermarket. Including both forecasting and execution.
  • Manage activities associated with material movement, receiving through to dispatch.
  • Maintain a complete and thorough understanding of inventory control and systems, develop and manage team, improve their skills and performance
  • Carry out all supervisory responsibilities for stores functions in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures.
  • Lead scheduling meetings as required achieving optimum performance.
  • Introduce inventory and performance processes as required to maintain control.
  • Ensure all work personally undertaken within WVC is carried out in compliance with current H&S rules and WVC safety systems, and is in line with the requirements of the WVC duty of care document.
  • Lead weekly, monthly and annual stock takes.

Experience required:

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum of 5 years' experience in manufacturing.

Methodical with an attention to details.

Language Skills:

Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the business.

Reasoning Ability:

Extremely self-organisation, ability to work at a detailed level coupled with a thorough grasp of the need for flexible, practical solutions on a day-to-day basis are necessary personal behaviours.

Computer Skills:

Computer literate in the use of spreadsheets.

Excellent knowledge of MRP and operations planning within the small batch / high variety environment.

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