Engineering Logisitcs Manager

Reference
ELM2019
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Feb 2019
Hours
40 hours per week
Contract type
Full-time
Location
Hatfield (Head Office)
Description

As the world’s leading innovator in online grocery shopping with a pioneering business model, developing our own technology and new customer propositions, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships, there has never been a better time to join us. We pride ourselves on the quality of our people, goods and technological advances that power everything we do.

We are looking to recruit an Engineering Logisitcs Manager who will ensure that UK and International delivery schedules meet multi-site demands in a transparent and timely manner. Remit includes supplier scheduling, MRP, spares replenishment and customs.

Accountabilities

  • Ensure UK and international delivery schedules remain on plan and meet customer requirements.
  • Work with internal departments and (overseas) offices to ensure timely clearance of product shipments through U.K Customs
  • Ensure Imports/Exports meet all UK or local authorisation & legislative requirements
  • Monitor supply and demand, rescheduling deliveries where appropriate.
  • Continuously improve processes to improve transparency and efficiency.
  • Oversee MRP process and ensure spares forecast is monitored and maintained
  • Establish and maintain appropriate stock of spares via 3PL in order to replenish sites as required
  • Build relationships with suppliers to ensure optimum response and meet agreed service levels.
  • Raise purchase orders, follow up, check deliveries against invoices and associated administrative processes.
  • Maintain KPIs and report regularly.
  • Undertake any other duties in line with the basic objectives of the post and as directed by the Line Manager.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Minimum:

  • High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and ERP software
  • Experience of working with international shipments and customs, and handling Ocean freight imports
  • Good knowledge of customs procedures and requirements
  • Understanding of MRP, forecasting, stock control and Just in Time practices
  • Although based at our Hertfordshire head office, you will occasionally be expected to travel to sites both in the UK and abroad
  • Ability to work in dynamic, team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
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