Inventory & supply performance lead

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Location: Reading

Type: Contract

Ref: e20011768d


What is the purpose of the role?

The Inventory Operations and Supply Management team are the custodians of mobile equipment and critical stock held at our distribution centres and business resilience hubs. Operating on a 24/7 -365 basis in order to provide a distribution and equipment service to support the Thames Water business. As Inventory & Supply Performance Lead you will be required to capture and provide real time performance on the respective areas within the Inventory & Supply Management team. You will need to ensure that you have the data feeds from the respective Inventory & Supply Management teams to enable the creation of real-time reporting, performance against service levels, performance against benefit delivery and gap analysis to ensure that we are responding and delivering on time and in full in order to deliver excellent customer service.

What makes this role unique?

Do you want to be part of an award winning supply chain excellence team that is making a real difference to the resilience of Thames Water by providing logistical services? You will work with a range of teams and business units within the business, including our alliance partners. You will provide the heartbeat of the Inventory Operations & Supply Management team through the provision of real time data and monitoring in order to identify improvements that needs to be made to ensure that the team are always ready.

What will this role involve?

As the Inventory & Supply Performance Lead you will:

Provide management reports and presentations, collecting and analysing complex technical data with expert commentary, advice and recommendations, as appropriate for the Inventory & Supply Management scorecard.

Create and maintain statistical and financial records for each of the respective Inventory & Supply Management teams.

Ensure that quality performance data is available in a timely fashion which will provide a view on performance and opportunities to address areas of under-performance.

Ensure Health & Safety requirements are met within Company and legal frameworks.

In addition to these duties, you may be required to undertake other duties in line with the needs of the business, where appropriate training provided

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual with relevant experience within Water or Waste or comparable experience including logistics and/or prerequisite management at another Water Utility. You must technically experience with a good understanding of Logistics and Warehousing. You must also be meticulous at documenting the finer details of what needs to take place. You will have excellent communication skills and in addition be competent with IT systems including SAP and Inventory Management. You will have good decision making abilities and must be able to manage a large work load of numerous jobs in parallel.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role will be based at ourClearwater Court offices in Reading. We are offering a salary of circa 30,000 depending on experience. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 26/04/2018.