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The Technical Stores Supervisor is a key person for the factory maintenance program who owns all areas and people operating in the technical store. He/she is responsible for all routines. This person needs to have deep understanding of the Nestlé Maintenance strategy and the maintenance foundations. The position is responsible to provide the spare parts required for the maintenance which are: easy to find, right quality, available when needed, with the optimum level of inventory and cost of management. The Technical Stores Supervisor will ensure the following activities are established and maintained: Establish and control the right storeroom area and accurate 5S storage conditions; establish and control the right material master data (Material type, BOM, ABCZ classification etc.); establish and control the material movements routine (receiving, issue, returns, reordering, scrapping); establish and manage the inventory control processes (cycle counting, storeroom access process). This role is a link with other partners and must work seamlessly with technicians, maintenance planner, operational buyer and finance.
•Maintain a clean and orderly 5S storeroom
•Plan the storeroom layout for efficient order picking and inventory care
•Coordinate and manage staffing levels to ensure adequate support for maintenance
•Work closely with the planning/scheduling department
•Provide inventory reporting to Finance and Purchasing; ensure finance approval of all stock adjustments, min/max adjustments and obsolete part write-off
•Manage process to refine and control slow moving parts as well as obsolete part removal.
•Monitor min/max levels and order point information
•Manage inventories by ABCZ classification
•Use best practice inventory management practices
•Coordinate activities with other disciplines (purchasing, accounting, engineering, operations, management) to ensure a high support of maintenance activities
•Provide monthly KPI reports to the maintenance manager
•Coordinate special parts orders with maintenance
•Provide reports to management such as inventory valuation reports, negative inventory reports, cycle count variances, scrap, and obsolescence
•Attend maintenance and planning meetings
•Become familiar with plant equipment and operational processes
•Maintain open lines of communication
•Establish and maintain “Work-Flow Process Charts” and standard operating procedures for major work systems within plant stores: Parts set-up, Parts replenishment, Parts issue, Parts return, Parts repair and re-stock, Parts Kitting, Inventory Process (Annual and Cycle Count)
•Solicit training/education, network with other sites, as necessary to become the site expert on these systems.
•Provide training systems for all affected personnel for the above work process.
•Ensure technical stores compliance to all: safety, food safety, and environmental guidelines NGA, NSAT, TPM-PM etc and complete loss analysis to identify, and develop improvements
•Budget Management. Support with technical stores data in building the zero based maintenance budget.
•Understand and ensure that the proper segregation of duties are respected through appropriate allocation of roles and work, running any necessary compensating controls and report to the Factory Engineer and Factory Controller. Undertake investigation and auditing of any variances or key controls and measures, and implement corrective actions in consultation with factory management.
Requirements and minimum education level:
•High School diploma or GED required.
•3 years experience in a technical field, preferably food manufacturing or consumer goods industry (as Storekeeper, Technician, Engineering Supervisor, Maintenance Engineer, or other similar position) including direct supervision of others. (technical teams, mechanical and electrical, contractors, suppliers or other 3rd parties.)
•Experience with CMMS system (SAP, Maximo, MP2, MLS, etc.) specifically with Stores control.
•Experience with IT systems (windows or SAP environment) as well as experiences participating or coordinating the organization of stores, technical workshops or other similar workplaces.
•Recommendation to have participated in a basic SHE and Food Safety training.
•Recommended to have exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and maintenance execution. Basic exposure in the coordination and planning of maintenance activities, taken into account SHE, food safety and other constrains. Basic exposure to equipment and spare parts used in the following fields: instrumentation, industrial services, E&A, general food and beverage industry.
•Recommended to have participation in multi-disciplinary teams for process or activity optimisation. Work following defined KPIs/Objectives, and proactively tracking them involving all required parties.
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