Material Supply Team Lead Operator

Essex - Harlow
£28910 Excellent Benefits
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Material Supply Team Lead Operator

Salary: £28,910 pa

Location: Harlow

Established chemical / medical device manufacturing company requires a Material Supply Team Lead Operator to be responsible for the efficient running across the Material Supply Team department; by optimising outputs and quality.

Summary of the role:

* Timely receipt of all goods and services to site,

* Controlled and accurate storage of all stock in the warehouse and production departments,

* Support of production departments through timely provision of raw materials, packaging and labels and the removal of finished goods, waste etc.

* Support of despatch, ensuring the timely and accurate picking and dispatching of orders,

* High cultural level of housekeeping internally and externally,

* Liaison with all departments to ensure the smooth running of the business.

Responsibilities & Duties:

* Coach, coordinate and communicate with the operators to ensure targets are met,

* Collaborate with the Production department Lead Operators to make certain that they have the correct materials available and in the right quantities to work efficiently.

* Ensure packing lines never have to wait for components or material

* Control the booking in and checking of all external vehicles arriving on site. Ensure company guidelines are adhered to at all times when required,

* To maintain the flow of QC material to include the movement/mixing/scrapping and associated documentation involved.

* Book in all goods / services received to company business system creating relevant GRNI's,

* Control the stock locations of incoming goods to warehouse racks,

* Complete and circulate delivery variance reports for any delivery discrepancies,

* Ensure goods are prepared for dispatch to customers, ensuring final checks are completed,

* Load outgoing vehicles when required,

* Liaise with Purchasing to resolve any queries arising from goods receipts,

* Organise daily Perpetual Inventory checks as per agreed process,

* Perform periodic housekeeping inspections and ensure housekeeping standards are maintained at a high level in the warehouse and loading / unloading aprons,

* Ensure all health, safety and environmental requirements are complied with,

* Arrange the transfer of warehouse goods to "Line side" stocks via the agreed process. Issue stock on a first in first out (FIFO) when required,

* Produce, check and update standard operating procedures, work instructions, and training documentation,

* Operate business forklift trucks as directed by Line Manager to support the movement of goods within the business and around the site,

* Assist with the annual business stock check procedure as laid down by the Warehouse and Inventory Manager,

* Contribute to investigations into issues within the department, including complaints, NCRs, CARs etc.,

* Flexible approach to assist or cover roles / jobs within the department,

* Be a positive and leading influence on housekeeping across the site,

Knowledge & Experience:


* Forklift truck reach & counterbalance Licences required.

* Have experience in leading people.


* Significant Warehousing & Logistics experience in a manufacturing environment

* Familiarity with stock control and reconciliation methods

* Understanding of international despatch and shipping processes and knowledge of hazardous goods storage and shipping

Salary: £28,910 pa (this includes the shift premium) + benefits

Working Hours - Rotating Shift as follows:

* Week 1 - 06:00 to 14:00 Monday to Thursday 06:00 to 13:00 Friday

* Week 2 - 13:45 to 22:00 Monday to Thursday 12:45 to 18:45 Friday

Where necessary shifts will need to be worked to cover for absences in the team or exceptional events

Location: Harlow, Essex

Sorry that we cannot contact all of you personally, but thanks in advance for your interest.

Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position.


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