Warehouse/Stores Manager

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Crook

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months+

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Description of the Job

A leading and innovative aerospace manufacturers are seeking an experienced Warehouse Manager, initially on a contract basis on 5 months.

The successful applicant will join the new space programme Production Facility.

  • To be responsible for delivery of continuous improvement activities within the logistics environment in line with programme objectives.
  • Lead and champion quality and safety initiatives within the workplace.
  • To be responsible for the accurate receipt of all goods and coordinate within the Goods inwards, inspection & stores areas.
  • Responsible for accurate Kitting and delivery to production of all Production Line orders ensuring Airbus agreed procedures are followed and recorded.
  • To ensure the accuracy and availability of inventory by performing cycle counting in accordance with the business system operation procedures both in the warehouse and shop floor containment areas.
  • To ensure that all 'use by date' substances / material is monitored and maintained to the highest level to and replaced before end of use by date.
  • Monitor and report any stock abnormalities in regard to production usage and where needed request replacement material to ensure the production line does not stop.
  • Comply with Non-conforming Product process.
  • To provide cover & support to other areas of Logistics including OCD stores as and when required.

Outline Job Profile:

  • Manage reception of goods.
  • Book all Purchase Order related deliveries into SAP.
  • Receipt of any ITAR controlled items in accordance with procedures.
  • Manage delivery queries contacting Production Planning, Material Controllers and Purchasing etc.
  • Receive and package items for external delivery for the Farnborough site.
  • Package items & arrange transport for collection using courier online system for UK only.
  • Pack or assist in the packing / loading of items in readiness for overseas shipment, including specific export of spares within dedicated export packaging.
  • Contact transport department to arrange transport in accordance with procedure.
  • Assist in the loading of outgoing deliveries into containers using the check list provided.
  • Control delivery of chemical consumables from supplier to various locations throughout the site.
  • Maintain the shelf life material both in the stores and production areas, control of the use by dates.
  • Provide production with adequate consumable / material to assembly / operational lines.
  • Pick and load kitting Trolleys and deliver to enable production to maintain their build schedule.

Required skills and experience:

  • Reporting to the Transport, Logistics & Customs Manager
  • Proven experience of operating efficient and effective store control / goods receipt in a controlled environment.
  • Previous experience of leading a small team would be an advantage.
  • Proven delivery of continuous improvement / safety / quality initiatives within a similar environment.
  • Proven and demonstrable evidence of delivery within a similar role.
  • Knowledge and experience of handling hazardous materials.
  • Ability to meet set deadlines from within Production and other stakeholders.
  • Good communication skills and be computer literate.
  • Be methodical and organised, able to ensure operating procedures for the stores are enforced on all levels.
  • Experience of working in a modern production facility.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and multitask.
  • The role will have a degree of manual handling.
  • Experience with SAP an advantage.
  • The role will require travel between local sites and some travel and so you will require a full driving licence and valid passport.

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Matthew Crook on 0161 707 1516/