Logistics specialist

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21.30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chris Ward

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


Key accountabilities are
* Responsibility for the contractual compliance and performance of the "Logistics Service Provider" (LSP)
o Level of service
o Scope and process evolution
o Risk management, issue solving & continuous improvement
* Measures & confirms stakeholders operational performance in terms of lead time, quality and initiates and leads recovery plans as necessary
* Manages improvement plans and ensures business continuity
* Ensures risk management and associated mitigation plans
* Ensures required warehouse adaptations in case of production rate changes

Being locally based and in permanent contact with plant/FAL supply chain &logistics management & LSP, the jobholder:

Performance Management

* Ensure Daily Performance of the Warehouse & LSP Operations
* Chair the Daily SQCDP review & provide analysis for the weekly LSP performance review
* Monitor, challenge & ensure compliance of Service Level Agreements (SLA's)
* Monitors & challenges appropriately the LSP KPI's & Measures
* Drive continuous improvement with the LSP
* Improve Integration of the LSP into the UK operations
* Act as an escalation point / interface for LSP
* Interact with Quality Management Team - QDXTL
* Lead Business Unit Reviews

Interaction with stakeholders/Customers

* Gain a full understanding of the scope of service contractually provided by LSP
* Ensure the stakeholder/customer has a clear definition of the scope of service provided by the LSP
* Work with Internal customers for additional scope requests ( Ad-Hoc, local & Central Change processes)
* Contribute to the integration of the LSP into a successful customer business review regimen
* Seek periodic feedback from stakeholders/customers on both the LSP & DTLU provided service
* Ensure that a clear 2 way communication & escalation process exists and is utilised appropriately
* Ensure a full end to end process for all activities

Compliance to regulatory obligations & company policies

* Ensure the LSP compliance to both central & local regulations (Health, safety, environmental, quality, etc.)
* Prepare for & Support Quality with Internal & external audits (QA,CAA, etc)
* Carry out regular process Confirmations on the LSP Operations

Additional Information

 Measurement of the LSP Service
 Logistic Improvement Proposals, Analysis and decisions related to Customers needs.
 Logistics Business Specification for the field of activity
 Action Plans necessary to ensure CPA's & root cause are implemented
 Logistics Budget, volumes and forecasts.
 Development of the LSP scope