Logistics Controller

  • Location
    Solihull, West Midlands
  • Salary
  • Category
    Supply and trading jobs
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Logistics Controller
Aerospace Industry
Marston Green (Solihull)
6 months

Supply process ensuring the materials required to support repair operations are available in the right place at the right time.

Key Activities
*Provide logistics support to operations teams as point of contact for both new and reworked parts
*Check system to identify units which can be cleared to build.
*Liaise with Global Spares, supply chain, machine shop and stores to ensure timely supply of parts to the team
*Provide delivery promises to both manufacturing teams and commercial departments.
*Update business systems to reflect current status of units in kitting and identify correct owner
*Liaise with platform leader and team leaders to provide module promises and commitments
*Agree schedules working closely with operations Platform Leaders to ensure targets are met.
*Involvement and buy-in to medium term production forecasting, along with the relevant Platform Leaders.
*Monitor pool stock and replenish as necessary
*Attend regular Line Stop meetings to identify and resolve potential problems
*Participate in ACE events
*Participate in QCPC
*Measure first time pick rates and days to fill
*Attend required EH&S training; understand the hazards, risks and control measures of the job being performed including proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Key Performance Indicators
*Module delivery performance
*Module quality performance
*Module WIP reduction
*Days to fill rate
*First time pick rate

Personal Characteristics
*A good understanding of relevant IT systems (SAP).
*Good influential skills and ability to cope well under pressure.
*Self motivated and proactive.
*Strong communicator at all levels.
*Good Excel skills
*Ability to think creatively to resolve problems
*Knowledge of Engine Control Services products an advantage

From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and where necessary training will be given.

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