Job Vacancy For Drilling Services Warehouse Supervisor/Lead At Boart Longyear (Tarkwa)

Boart Longyear (ASX:BLY) is a 120-year old global mineral exploration company that provides mineral exploration services and drilling products for the global mining industry and also has a substantial drilling presence for water exploration, environmental sampling, energy, and oil sands exploration.

Job Summary

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity and a gratifying career then the position below is just for you.

Reports to: Zone Materials Manager

Purpose of Position:
The Warehouse Supervisor/Lead is responsible for efficient management of material planning, receipt, control and issue within the zone to ensure availability of material and parts in direct support of ongoing drilling operation. This role reports to the Zone Materials Manager and may supervise a team of warehouse clerks. The incumbent will ensure compliance with regulations and BLY policies. Key measurements of success include: Inventory turns, forecast accuracy, on-time delivery and inventory accuracy.

Key Responsibilities:

•   Ensures that on hand stock levels are appropriate for the business so that material is available for uninterrupted operations without excessive dollars tied up in inventory or the supply chain. Maintains accurate min/max levels and managers slow-moving/obsolete inventory
•   Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the forecast. Generates both long and short-term inventory forecasts through analysis of historical demand and rig utilization, future contracts, and collaboration with the operations and fleet teams
•   Responsible for inventory accuracy by ensuring effective receipt and issue practices, physical delivery of material to rig site if required
•   Coordinates with operations and fleet teams to input and fulfill orders for material, including delivery of material to rig site if required
•   Responsible for international import/export of material. Ensures compliance with all regulations and BLY policies including documentation, packing, shipping and reporting
•   Ensures compliance to BLY EH&S policies and guidance regarding material handling techniques, hazardous material storage and shipment
•   Other related inventory tasks as directed by the Zone Materials Manager

Qualification Required & Experience

Qualification, Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Personal Attributes:

•   Bachelor's degree or equivalent
•   5+ years demonstrated experience in Supply Chain, Inventory Management, or Procurement
•   Experience and possess knowledge of inventory management principles and processes
•   May require experience working with local customs agency and certifications such as DOT/IATA, or local equivalent
•   Demonstrated proficiency in using first tier ERP software package. Oracle/SAP applications experience preferred
•   Strong analytical skills and a process orientation
•   Strong leadership, communication and coordination skills
•   Comfortable with MS Office and IT systems
•   Experience of working in a multinational organisation with international working experience abroad and outside Africa
•   Must be fluent in both oral and written English

Location: Tarkwa

How To Apply For The Job

Interested Eligible applicants who meet ALL of the above criteria should visit our career website at: and apply directly for Job ID 5060BR

Closing Date: 06 June, 2013

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview
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