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Logistics Controller

Job Title: Logistics Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RH/Logistics_1585303976
Contact Name: Rebecca Harris
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Logistics Controller


Based: Reading with occasional travel

We are looking for an experienced Logistics Controller to join our team at shiny, new Head Offices next to Reading Station. If you know MBNL, you'll know this is an opportunity to join a fantastic team, with daily challenge to your work and opportunity to fully utilise your coordination skills at the forefront of mobile network services.

Our Logistics Team are responsible for partnering with MBNL's Deployment Team and Small Works Contractors nationally, to ensure that everything is in place for us to Build or Upgrade RAN, Transmission and Backhaul Network sites across our Shareholders' (Three and EE) shared network throughout the UK.

The Role

  • Manage the stock holding, working with the programmes to ensure forecasts are received in a timely manner and to ultimately reduce excess stock holding
  • Manage all stock within quarantine system and ensure that stock is investigated for re-use and re-deployment
  • Work with the SWCs to maintain stock levels, including stock in field.
  • Collaborative working with Design to ensure recent products are being deployed.
  • Vendor management to ensure vendors are delivering to time and expectations, managing any exceptions
  • Managing warehouse stock levels including testing, DOA's and audits.
  • Support deployment team with upcoming rollout programme which is extremely fast paced project
  • Responsible for supplying regular updates to the Logistics Manager

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of delivering projects and Asset Management services to agreed time, cost and quality targets.
  • Experience of processes and capabilities required to manage warehousing and distribution solutions using suppliers and 3rd parties
  • Experience of the methodologies, processes and capabilities required to deliver warehousing and distribution solutions using suppliers, 3rd parties and retained teams.
  • Experience of working as part of a broader deployment function
  • Strong experience of motivating and managing outsource Suppliers to agreed time, cost and quality targets.
  • Strong experience of providing key information to both shareholders and suppliers, with strong knowledge of commercially sensitive situations.
  • Awareness of managing the natural tensions between customer, commercial and technical requirements.
  • Ability and experience of working in a fast-paced environment and providing support as and when required

Next steps:

Please apply here, and if shortlisted, our Recruitment Team can get in touch with fuller job details and interview information.

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