Materials Handler, Jobs, Scotland, Stirling & Falkirk, 5590

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

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Materials Handler - Stirling & Falkirk

Engineering & Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Ref: 5590 Date Posted: Monday 06 May 2019
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Are you an enthusiastic individual with a "hands on" approach and a "can do" attitude? Do you want to be part of a growing & thriving business within the medical device industry? 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Handler to join my clients team based in Alloa. 

The purpose of this role is to handle medical devices during manufacture and packaging processes, in line with quality standards and customer demands.

You will be part of the Operations Team, reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. You will be responsible to ensure the receipt, storage and issuing of materials is executed in line with GxP and local SOP's. Duties must be carried out to a high level of compliance! .

Responsibilities of this role are to:

  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to implement and maintain adequate receipt, storage and handling processes.
  • Maintain a high levels of stock control within the stores area and supporting warehouses. Including all activities from goods receipt, the booking in of delivered materials and receipt of finished product.
  • Maintaining all electronic systems and documentation in accordance with SOP’s.
  • Maintain an excellent level of housekeeping and organisation within the stores areas using lean and 5S principles and techniques.
  • Ensure all waste streams are maintained and that waste is disposed of according to regulations.
  • Act as an interface between internal stakeholders to manage goods, material movements and appropriate storage according to stock levels and demand fluctuations.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to ensure compliance with quality and regulatory standards.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to support continuous improvement activities,  improve performance and drive down purchasing costs.
  • Effective management of QMS documentation (Quality Events, Change Control etc)
  • Aid in the creation of Material Specifications.
  • Develop and maintain KPI’s across the Supply Chain group.

Our client is looking for the following skills:

  • Proven experience of working in a similar role.
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience in a quality driven manufacturing working environment is mandatory.
  • Stores and Inventory management experience, FIFO, FEFO, Kanban and working with chemicals or controlled materials.
  • Assertive, resilient and able to adapt to change in a fast paced environment.
  • Possesses a current Counterbalance Fork Lift Licence.
  • Attention to detail and with a high level of accuracy.
  • Experience in using an ERP system, preferably Netsuite.
  • Experience in data management including a working understanding of KPIs and metrics
  • Stores experience in a Medical Device environment.
  • Lean Manufacturing (5S) is beneficial.
  • EH&S Awareness.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please apply directly via our website.