Stores Manager wanted by SERCO – Abu Dhabi

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Stores Manager – Success Profile
Reporting to: Logistics Manager
Division / Function: Serco Dubai Metro
Base location: Engineering & Maintenance / Logistics
The purpose of this position is to provide effective stores inventory and logistics management and services to Engineering & Maintenance Department of Dubai Metro.

In charge of controlling warehouse facilities in both Red and Green line Depots and Satellite Stores at Stations & Depot
Assist the Logistics Manager in planning, management and allocation of resources to provide effective inventory services and logistics to the Engineering & Maintenance Department of the Dubai Metro;
Structure and reporting relationship
This position reports directly to the Logistics Manager
This position manages a team of Assistant Store Manager, Inventory Controllers, Lead Store Keepers & Store Keepers

Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key accountabilities

In charge of controlling warehouse facilities in both Red and Green line Depots and Satellite Stores at Stations & Depot;
Assist the Logistics Manager in planning, budgeting, management and allocation of resources to provide effective stores management, inventory services and logistics to Engineering & Maintenance Department of the Dubai Metro;
Supervise and oversee all aspects of stores inventory administration;
Set-up and implement layout and space management; stores organisation chart; stores procedures and instructions relevant in delivering effective warehouse management;
Carry out the effective control in storage, transactions and issuing material for all sections of maintenance department to ensure the adequate supply of spares items;
Maintain accurate records of maintenance spares, consumables and tools inventory and inventory records using a computerised maintenance management system;
Monitors and follow-up MMS program against actual activities;
Issues Inventory Report; in/out status report; dead stock report, goods age report, consumption report and other report requirement to Engineering and Maintenance Department.
Proactively, initiates improvement and development of warehouse;
Supervise Assistant Stores Manager in liaising with Purchasing Department in requisitions, in receiving, verification of accuracy of purchased materials and technical acceptance by end users.
Maintain all store rooms including scrap rooms in good condition, follow MSDS while making arrangement for storing hazardous substances, arrange disposal of scrap in time in line with municipality & client requirements
Attend Meeting with client & maintain the Warehouse KPIs according to targets agreed with the client.
Perform and carry out duties as instructed/directed by the Logistics Manager.

Essential qualifications

Higher diploma in Inventory Management or equivalent;
Knowledge with Maximo, ERP (enterprise resource planning) and PC literacy skills are essential.

Essential technical, professional skills, knowledge and essential experiences

Skills

Must be a skilled manager in communicating, motivating and developing staff;
Highly motivated and flexibility to work in a time-sensitive environment to respond quickly and effectively to unanticipated high workloads, events and emergencies;
Ability to think laterally and analyse and assess a range of information;
Ability to multi-task and analyse situations promptly and without bias so as to determine the proper course of action or alternatives without jeopardising human safety, quality and the committed performance targets;
Thorough understanding of all aspects of safety issues related to railway operations;
Preferably holder of a valid UAE driving license.

Experience

A strong engineering inventory management career with a minimum of 8 years’ experience, preferably in the rail, transport, auto, heavy engineering or similar industries;
At least 2 years supervisory and management experience with the ability to manage rail systems specific spare parts and consumables inventory;
Proven experience and ability of organising and maintaining contract and project documentation, ability to negotiate maturely and confidently with contractors and customers;
A sound professional contractual and purchasing background and experience in preparing tender contracts, procedures, technical specifications, safety and quality plan as required;
Sound commercial judgement in procurement reporting with an analytical approach would be highly desirable;
Ability to negotiate maturely and confidently with contractors and customers