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Purchasing and Warehouse Manager - Ref. 687

Midlands - West
Date Posted:
20 Sep 2018
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Job Description
Flomatik Network Services are actively seeking a Purchasing and Warehouse manager to join their Management Team.

The Purchasing and Warehouse Manager role requires an individual with a broad range of experience who will support the many facets of our rapidly developing business. Ideally the candidate will have a proven track record in Purchasing, Warehouse, Logistics and Operational growth, be self-motivated and possess a dedication to detail, service and excellence. The role is Based at the Engineering services office in Minworth (Birmingham) with the some travel to the Portsmouth office.

Outline responsibilities & duties will include:

  • Manage and deliver purchasing and warehouse activities, ensuring cost effective procurement to ensure that materials are available to fulfil internal and customer orders
  • Conduct regular materials planning meetings with the service delivery teams
  • Verify the inclusion of new vendors into the system, evaluate current vendors and develop reports to track vendors and spending for different categories
  • Define suppliers to be used, working with internal project managers, secure appropriate contracts and manage suppliers against contract terms
  • Ensure appropriate stock control processes are implemented and conduct regular stock checks
  • Continually improve end to end fulfillment processes, conducting route cause analysis on any issues that arise - automate improvements through core systems where appropriate 
  • Manage courier operations, in particular the effectiveness of third party couriers
  • Facilities management for the Minworth office and Warehouse, cleaning and supply contracts, etc
  • Prepare Health Safety & Environment strategies to ensure continuous improvement
  • Support the business continuity plans and process ensuring regular incident rehearsals are conducted
  • Comply with all Flomatik Policies and Procedures including those pertaining to Information Security (ISO27001) Quality (ISO 9001) and GDPR

General overview of the person:

  • This is a hands-on role that demands a true professional that can take ownership of the Warehouse, purchasing, HSE, facilities and security functions
  • A Dynamic Self-Starter who has the tenacity to see the job through
  • Able to lead and not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar environment
  • Demonstrable management experience
  • Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Good working knowledge of ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics Navision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • An effective influencer, motivator and virtual team worker. Ensuring that all processes/procedures are adhered to
  • Solutions thinker to issues and problems with the ability to identify long term solutions, document and train out to the team.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Ability to support the strategic development of warehousing and logistics
  • High level of commercial awareness
  • Good working knowledge of “Managing Safely”
  • Occasional travel to customer site for meetings

Flomatik is the Professional Services and Engineering subsidiaries of Teleste, who are an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services.

The company provides bespoke, insightful and innovative Service solutions using a collaborative approach to forge strong partnerships, providing Consulting, Resources, Project Management and Managed Services.

Flomatik’s clients include UK operators, their prime Technology Vendors and the largest Super-contractor companies, who are under pressure to deliver extraordinary technological and operational change, and want a company that can respond quickly and achieve optimal results.

Investment in new staff is a major part of our strategy for growth, and we are seeking candidates with the desire and determination to be part of our future success.

Full information on Flomatik Network Services, this position and full contact information please refer to our website.