Manufacturing Logistics Team Leader

Competitive Salary & Benefits
08 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
Rosie Connor
Job Type
The Opportunity
Manufacturing UK is an integral part of the Operations Directorate whose principal mission is to ensure that MBDA’s deliverable commitments are met in terms of time, cost and quality.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Manufacturing Logistics Team Leader to join our team at Bolton.
Role Profile: Responsible for the management and co-ordination of all planning activities for the manufacture/delivery of hardware to achieve project programmes to time, cost and quality
The Role
  • Maintaining the manufacturing bill of materials and project manufacturing strategy, including make/buy venue/policy
  • Co-ordination of logistics co-ordinators deployed in the planning, maintenance and delivery of detailed parts and assemblies, in line with the manufacturing master schedule
  • Schedule all work through the manufacturing facilities
  • Manage the efficient use of storage space
  • Monitor topical knowledge of inventory holdings
  • Review potential work, compile bids and estimates
  • In association with procurement suggest alternative supply/venue if not loaded to manufacturing UK
  • Identify and implement process improvement for the business
  • Receiver of TI, validate, check and add a level of signature – in line with manufacturing requirement
  • MRP overview - instigate reports, stock no demand, aged WIP
  • People management activities, such as team development
What’s in it for you?
The role will provide many stimulating challenges and personal development opportunities. MBDA values its employee’s personal and professional development and therefore provides opportunities for both on the job training, e-learning and classroom learning in a variety of technical and managerial subjects, the opportunity exists to create both movement and development opportunities across the Logistics skill pool as we begin on our journey to embrace Functional excellence, this will deliver many training requirements that will further stimulate our staff in our drive to achieve benchmark logistics practice across Manufacturing UK.  
What’s great about the team?
We’re passionate about our people and recognise that to continually exceed our client’s expectations and needs, Manufacturing UK require an intelligent and motivated team.  You will be leading a dynamic, focussed team responsible for delivering a benchmark logistics service in support of the newly established Equipment’s Business servicing multiple customers both internal and external to MBDA Bolton, the opportunity to interact with other business units with the view to develop best practice across our state of the art facility at Bolton will be key to our continued success.
What are we looking for?
  • In depth knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Proven production control experience
  • Very good commercial and financial understanding.
  • Very good negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills: able to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels.
  • MRP knowledge
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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