Cathcart Energy are recruiting for a Logistics Coordinator to work with a leading name in the Wind Industry.
The primary objective is to ensure that the right materials are at the right place, at the right time. The Logistics Co-ordinator assures that the work flow is smooth, and in particular that there is no time wasted waiting for spare parts, tools and contractors, and that all other elements necessary for carrying out work are in place.
The Logistics Co-ordinator will not have any direct staff responsibility. However, close collaboration with the store person will be required.
The value of the spare parts and tools is currently around the £800k mark and rising accordingly with the projected business growth.
The Logistics Co-ordinator plays a crucial role in achieving the key performance indicators of 98% availability for Service.
Support Regional Supervisors in creating, connecting and closing planned and unplanned jobs in a correct manner to allow costs (such as materials and man hours) to be allocated correctly, and to create an accurate record of completed and ongoing work.
Instigate regular inspections and calibration of equipment and scan certificates, raise and deal with non-conformances, and create new inspection dates, using SAP. This is necessary to assure work can be carried out to required accuracy levels and to HSQE standards; diligent documentation is crucial in case of an accident
Setting up and integrating new elements of the system, such as acquiring storage location and personnel numbers, and entering new materials and suppliers in SAP, as well as on the various server planning/information/overview sheets, the regular inspection matrix, and creating new CV files for new Wind Parks. This will allow continuing control and overview.
Transfer information from the Area Reports into a single overview plan and add all relevant information such as job numbers, purchase order numbers for contractors and relevant booking details for travel etc.
Extraction from SAP and reclassification of man hours and material costs done on behalf of clients and other departments to allow their recharge.
Sourcing of spare parts in case of fault of components for which there are no spares kept locally to allow speedy repairs.
Responsible for routine ordering of spares to keep store levels constant and to allow timely execution of planned work (regular maintenance, WTAs, retrofits, etc).
Procurement of PPE and tools required for the safe working of the regional service teams. Management of a PPE database to track usage of PPE, ensure it is all inspected on time and the disposition of any PPE that fails in the field.
Creation and maintenance of spare parts lists and critical spares lists for various WTG configurations, including tools and monitoring software. Update the training department of components in new Wind Parks to allow updating of training matrix.
Setting up accounts with local suppliers to assure smooth and cost-effective provision with contractors, tools, consumables, and eventually/possibly spares. There may be a strategic element in this as a high level of local sourcing will need an integration of REAG and REUK procedures, including financial aspects.
Responsibility for managing the spare parts sales process to customers. This includes generation of quotations, procurement of parts and invoicing of customers.
Knowledge/Skills and Experience
Experience in a logistics role is required. This should include previous experience of stock control and with an operating system such as, or similar to, SAP.
Although this role deals with the non-technical aspects of operations, an interest in mechanical and electrical components would be useful.
Proficiency in German would be advantageous.
Personal qualities required include; very good organisational and communication skills, meticulousness, a systematic approach and a strong ability to prioritise.