MRO Service Logistics Manager - Renewable Energy Sector

Posted 6 days ago by Martin Veasey Talent Solutions

Location:
Inverness, Highlands
Salary/Rate:
£40,000 - £50,000/annum
Posted:
6 days ago
Agency:
Martin Veasey Talent Solutions

MRO SERVICE LOGISTICS MANAGER - Renewable Energy Sector

"Maintenance & Repair Operations Service Logistics Manager to manage national warehouse, logistics and supply chain operation for global market leader within renewable energy."

C£(phone number removed) (DOE) + Vehicle + Excellent Benefits

Inverness, Highlands, Scotland

Our client is a global market leader and innovator within the renewable energy sector.

As their customer base continues to increase in the UK, they are seeking to appoint a highly accomplished MRO Service Logistics Manager to take the lead at their new national warehouse, logistics and supply chain operation located in Inverness. The objective is to deliver excellence in service in relation to maintenance contracts throughout the UK. The national warehouse/DC supports a nationwide network of service centres and service technicians with critical parts, consumables and equipment to ensure uninterrupted service and supply to their demanding customer base, utilising a specialist courier and parts delivery partner. In addition, our client offers express freight for urgent/critical repair parts.

The Role:

As MRO Service Logistics Manager, you will report to a Director who is remotely located at HO. Therefore, you will take the strategic and operational lead for the national warehouse/DC in Inverness and will have complete autonomy for the team, performance and delivery of time critical parts, consumables and equipment in line with contractual maintenance and service level agreements.

This role will suit a graduate calibre warehousing, logistics and supply chain professional who has experience across forecasting, inventory control, warehouse pick, pack and despatch, procurement of consumables and non-OEM parts, project management and continuous improvement. This experience must have been gained within a time critical service logistics operation. Experience of SAP including the warehouse management and materials management module will be highly advantageous. Familiarity with the concepts and application of Lean, Six Sigma and 5s will be essential in order to project manage the development, expansion and improvement of national warehouse/DC operational performance in terms of cost and efficiency.

You will manage a small, dedicated team of warehouse, inventory and materials management colleagues including a Team Leader. You will also undertake local sourcing and procurement of consumables and non-OEM parts, working closely with a local buying consortium. You will also liaise with cross functional colleagues and stakeholders internally and externally, to analyse, forecast and plan demand for OEM parts from Europe, ensuring excellent inventory control and supply availability. In addition, you will plan the national transport and delivery strategy to ensure 100% Service Centre supply on time in full so that Service Technicians can deliver contractual maintenance and repair operations.

The Ideal Person:

* Graduate calibre candidate.

* Excellent experience in time critical MRO service logistics operations.

* This must include experience of forecasting and planning, sourcing and procurement, inventory control, warehousing and logistics pick, pack and despatch, transport/express courier and freight planning.

* SAP experience especially SAP warehouse management and materials management modules will be highly advantageous.

* A demonstrable track record of successfully managing, motivating and developing a warehouse, inventory and materials management team will be essential.

* You will instil excellence in terms of health and safety behaviours, operational performance and cost control.

* Ability to strategically and operationally plan and deploy strategies for supply, warehousing, inventory and transport/distribution in a time critical service logistics environment.

* Strong project management skills including previous continuous improvement initiatives deploying lean six sigma techniques and tools including 5S.

* Comfortable and confident operating autonomously at a location remote from HO.

* Ambitious and keen to make a difference to a growing highly service level MRO operation.

In return our client offers a excellent salary and benefits package. To apply without delay, please email your CV quoting reference LX (phone number removed) Interviews will held in Inverness during the first week of December with a view to the successful candidate commencing in early 2021.

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
02/01/2021
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
509717_1606077722
Job ID:
212790331

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