Interim Shift Operations Manager

GBP33000 - GBP33000 per annum +
28 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Aimee Rushe
Specialist Area
Job Level
Full Time

My client is looking for an immediately available shift operations manager in Rugby, who can join their operation on a 12 month basis with opportunity to go permanent. You will be a experience shift manager/operations manager and looking to join a global business.

Client Details

Global Manufacturer


As manager of the Warehouse & Logistics Operations, you will:

Manage Inbounds:

o Ensure parts received and are correctly transacted and allocated

o Ensure parts received by the 3rd party Logistics provider are correctly transacted and within the agreed timelines

o Provide customs clearance instructions when required

Manage Outbounds:

o Ensure parts are picked and packed by the 3rd party Logistics provider according to requirements and within the agreed timelines

o Analyse pending outbounds on a weekly basis

o Coordinate special customer requests between the warehouse and the OTR teams globally

Manage the 3rd Party European central warehouse:

o Daily contact and management

o Organize and lead weekly meetings

o Prioritize orders when needed

o Manage and track issues and improvements

o Implement and improve processes and procedures

Manage Inventory accuracy:

o Investigate and rectify inventory discrepancies and anomalies using experience, SAP and Supply Chain Best Practices

o Manage, liaise and coordinate with 3rd Party Logistics Provider, ensuring smooth flow of inventory

o Liaise with Global Service Centres with regards to inventory management and stock replenishment

o Initiate, liaise and coordinate Perpetual and Cyclical Inventory Count of all inventories

o Implement procedures to ensure warehouse storage spaces and warehouse processes are optimized at all times

Provide expertise on

o Knowledge of International Commercial Terms (Incoterms), International Shipping Regulations and ISO standards

o documentation accompanying consignments including commercial invoices, tariff codes, export control tag, packing slips, Incoterms and other customs documentations

o SAP Material Master, Inventory, Warehouse and Purchasing modules

* Own and ensure continuous improvement of systems and processes at all times

* Manage and lead the team locally in inbound and outbound logistics processes, application for export licences where required

* Hazardous materials shipped in accordance with UK/EU legislation and that of the destination countries

* Dispatch of goods and compilation of shipping documents in accordance with GE procedures

* All export/importation controls in accordance with UK/EU and country of destination guidelines and laws

Practice general 5S housekeeping:

* Ensure that goods or paperwork do not accumulate

* Ensure that Clear Desk Policy is maintained at the end of each working day


Qualifications / Requirements:

* Educated to degree or HNC levels or equivalent

* Driving license

* Must be experienced with SAP Inventory Management, Material Master, Purchasing & Warehouse Modules

* Knowledge of multi logistics software collaboration an advantage

* Advanced user of Microsoft Excel

* User of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Outlook

* Detail and numbers oriented with exceptional organisational skills

* Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities

* Demonstrated ability to formulate solutions and resolve issues in a timely manner

* Must possess effective written and oral communication skills

* Must be customer focused in the provision of service


* A working background showing a progression of inventory, materials and or related logistics positions

* Global Logistics Management with ability to manage multi-site inventories

* A working understanding of warehouse management and stores procedures

* Preparation of export/import documentation

* An understanding of process flow to minimise movements within a warehouse

Desired Characteristics

* Personal Qualities Accuracy and attention to detail

* Organised approach to data reporting and record keeping.

* Results driven Ability to work under pressure

* Ability to prioritise work

* Ability to work under one's own initiative and when to involve a manager

* Ability to learn new tools and processes, and help improve on them

* Effective written and oral communication skills

* Punctual and reliable

* Team player, able to be a part of a team, and contribute to team work

* Flexible attitude and approach to working hours

* Additional languages a plus

Job Offer

A salary of £33,000 + Benefits