Operations Engineer

WR Support Services
£35k - £38k pa
12 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Engineer

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Operations Engineer to join a market leading, growing Logistics (3PL) and Supply Chain Solutions provider.

As a Operations / Logistics / Warehouse Engineer you will be managing day to day inventory and stock allocation.

With over 100 locations across 20 countries delivering bets in class Inbound / Outbound Logistics, Fulfilment Reverse / Repair and Freight Management.

Our client have a strong market presence which is why they provide solutions to companies such as VW, Ford Jaguar Land rover, BMW, IBM, DLL, and many more.

We now have a unique opportunity to join this 3PL supply Chain specialist as an Operations Engineer, managing day to day inventory and stock allocation.


  • Management of the day to day activity of the inventory control function within the smart office
  • Manage all line side system maintenance activities (buttons, kanbans, visual management) are delivered on time and in full
  • Manage stock allocation, master data, visual management & pick routing logic in marketplace
  • Monitor stock levels and actively work with RFU on items identified as having insufficient or excess stock on hand
  • Ensure root cause analysis is completed on transaction exception codes and the identification and implementation of corrective measures where appropriate
  • Provide analysis, reporting and presentation to senior management team to support WBR, MBR and other meetings as appropriate
  • Owner of stock metrics - inventory accuracy, replenishment efficiency, hours in pick, pick wave efficiency, transactions completed right first time
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities in stock based processes
  • Drive process and behavioural practices to improve stock accuracy levels
  • Drive continual improvement in performance within stock based processes
  • Develop current and future material flows to improve the functional areas.Support the business through the active participation in the implementation of new layouts, processes, technology and equipment.
  • Develop presentations to illustrate design methodology, recommendations and results.
  • Actively contribute to cost saving activities and the achievement of the 5% year on year target


  • Preferably educated to degree level in a related discipline
  • Lean and Six Sigma practitioner
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively across all levels of the business on lean techniques and methodology
  • Ability to interpret data and derive solid conclusions from the statistical analysis
  • Possess strong IT skills and able to utilize a number of software applications - Advanced excel user, Intermediate autocad preferable
  • Strong operational experience
  • Change management skills

Successful applicants will have Operations experience gained in Logistics / Warehouse and Operations environments that meets the requirements and duties for the role.

For more information send your CV now for an immediate response.

Salary: competitive £35,000-£38,000 + benefits

Location: Wolverhampton

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960318895

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