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Logistics Cell Leader & Materials Improvement

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Skelmersdale, Lancashire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 12/10/2017
  • Job reference: J371561A

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Logistics Cell Leader & Materials Improvement

6-9 Month Contract


We are looking for a dynamic and talented professional to join our team at BHGE in Skelmersdale. Working within the Global Supply Chain division you will be responsible for delivering a wide range of projects to support the growth of our business.

The Role:

Be the cell leader for the site logistics team, overseeing goods receipt, warehousing, packaging and inventory control. In addition, drive and implement process improvements across the different teams in materials management, such as procurement, planning and shipping. Be part of global initiative projects.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of hourly workforce, such that internal and external fulfilment is achieved
  • Drive productivity and ergonomic improvements in the cell
  • Continue development of lean & safety culture within the team including training of workforce
  • Improve inventory control and own inventory accuracy
  • Structuring and implementing projects for short, medium and long term
  • Conducting root cause analysis and mitigation
  • Apply analytics to understand data and determine actions
  • Support the other teams in materials management to drive process improvement
  • Drive and own specific inventory reduction projects

Essential Criteria:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential
  • Proven experience in Lean
  • Proven experience in leading team
  • Proven use of statistical tools to identify and drive process improvement
  • Demonstrated time, workload and delegation management
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment or independently on multiple projects with strict completion deadlines
  • Good writing skills, accuracy and an eye for detail are essential, as well as the ability to work to a tight deadline
  • Change agent
  • Process mapping
  • Confident use of Microsoft office applications

Desirable Criteria:

  • Degree in industrial engineering or other engineering field
  • Green Belt
  • NCA trained
  • Experience of ERP systems (SAP, MAPICS, SAGE)
  • Structured problem solver
  • Driven, enthusiastic, initiator and "go getter"

The Company

Flow and process technology (F&PT) is business within GE Oil & Gas' Downstream Technologies business. There are several GE businesses located in Skelmersdale, however the factory produces industrial valves, gas metering skids and gas meters.

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