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Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: Up to £22859 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Russ Malin

Logistics Controller

Job Description

Logistics Controller

Milton Keynes

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Logistics Controller to join a reputable and successful manufacturer of specialist equipment to several sectors including construction, logistics and distribution. Through investment in staff, manufacturing equipment and technology they maintain an ongoing commitment to produce high-quality innovative products.

The primary duty is to accurately stock control and safely handle materials (raw material, engineered parts, consumables, and finished products), through goods in, stores, line feeding, issuing / kitting parts, yard area (delivery / storage / collection), chassis preassembly and marshalling, spares / warranty, and stores development.

Although some flexibility will be required the working hours for this position are 08:00 - 16:30 Monday to Friday.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Efficient organisation and control of allocated logistics tasks / operations, including compliance with health and safety standards, flexibility, and development of skills through the complete stock control process.
  • Full adherence / compliance with departmental and ISO 45001 procedures, and total quality focus throughout all direct / indirect stages of the stores process to achieve a quality product aligned to the customer's specification / expectations
  • Maintaining accurate information on the company's documentation / computerised manufacturing system, through ensuring accurate recording of quantities, part identification, and part location. Monitor, control and requisition the range of consumables held within the stores areas;
  • Stock takes and cycle checks to be performed in line with company procedures. All inaccuracies to be highlighted (where low stock exists), stock adjustments made, and the cause identified and prevented from reoccurring;
  • Maintain a high standard of maintenance and housekeeping throughout. 5's to be sustained;
  • Safe operation and compliance with daily maintenance of the company's material handling / forklift trucks;
  • Attending and actioning requirements from daily stakeholder team meetings. Continuous improvement through lean manufacturing implementation;
  • Working as a team to achieve customer quality, delivery, cost and innovation requirements. Ensuring company procedures are complied with.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Material handling
  • Use of FLT
  • Counterbalance FLT licence/certificate is required
  • Basic IT literacy to include the use of Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook
  • Team Player
  • Good attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to working hours

Benefits

  • £22,859 per annum basic salary
  • Production Bonus from Day 1 (guaranteed at a minimum of £50 per week, but on average equates to around £5000 per annum).
  • Overtime paid at premium levels (x1.5 or x2.0 depending on hours worked in the week).
  • 5% contributory pension scheme
  • Profit related bonus scheme (paid in December, usually circa £500 per annum)
  • Private health scheme (covers optical and dental expenses, children can be added for no extra cost)
  • Death in Service Life Insurance Scheme (2x annual salary)

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