Inventory Control Specialist

Location
Hersham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
10 Nov 2016
Ref
57639
Contact
Joel Broster
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Inventory Control Specialist

An international manufacturer of industrial gases requires a materials management controller to cover maternity leave for 12 months.

JOB PURPOSE:

Materials Management EU (MME) is the spares organisation that supports Global Operations and Maintenance. Support is delivered in the form of, but not limited to, inventory management, stock replenishment, plants Single Point of Contact (SPOC), Bill of Materials (BoM) management, Logistical support, Plant Maintenance shut down, Materials control, setting up new plant store’s. All aspects of materials management are controlled through SAP –chosen ERP system. Some European travel and working remotely may be required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Specifically, responsibilities will include:
  • General data entry into and extraction from SAP
  • Analyse SAP data and co-ordinate mass data updates where required
  • Site visits to UK and European plants and warehouses (Potentially)
  • Ad-Hoc Inventory searches
  • Providing emergency breakdown support to the operations and maintenance teams
  • Monthly and Quarterly Report writing
  • Help to develop, track, monitor and automate (where possible) KPI’s for the Materials team.
  • Getting involved in ad-hoc and planned projects Possess a CI mind-set
  • Providing general admin support to the Plant Support team.
ASSIGNMENT AND REVIEW OF WORK:

Work and/or Priorities will mostly be assigned through the MME Lead.  Performance will be reviewed by the MME Lead in conjunction with the Production Manager.

Performance will be based on the quality of work done in support of the principle accountabilities, the quantity of work completed, and how the work was done.  Typically, the quality and quantity of work will be assessed against a set of agreed performance objectives and measured against department KPI’s.

DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY:

Job Holder:  Will be expected to make sparing and replenishment order decisions based on standard inventory principles and Air Products philosophies.

Shared:  Where there is uncertainty over whether spares stock should be purchased, guidance will be sort from the Plant Support Lead.

CONTACT WITH OTHERS:
  • Technical managers and engineering staff (Advanced Controls, Process Engineering, Plant projects, Electrical Engineering, Machinery Engineering, pressure Systems Engineering)
  • Maintenance Managers and Field staff
  • Plant management and staff
  • Global Engineering Organisation Engineers of various disciplines.
  • Contractors and suppliers
  • Procurement staff
  • Safety staff
 
  • You will therefore need good communication skills - you will be liaising with a wide range of people from all cultures and backgrounds
    • Confident and empathetic individual, able to balance many tasks at once
    • A degree level (or equivalent) background would be useful
    • Passion to grow and develop in the role
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • The knowledge and experience is reflected in the salary grade of the candidate but should include:
  • Excellent report writing and analytical skill with an analytical mind-set
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent administrative skills, with attention to detail is crucial
  • Excellent use of Excel, Access and analytical tools plus generally good IT skills specifically:
  • SAP (Materials and Warehousing Module)
  • Excel Macros
  • Excel Pivot Tables
  • Access Databases utilising dynamic Link Libraries (DLL’s)
 

Key Words

Material

Site Visits

Inventory

Procurement

SAP

ERP

Bill of Material (BoM)

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