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  • Job reference: RMS0124353

Warehouse Operative

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/06/2013
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The Company:
Our Client’s engineering division, has been a leader in the design of drilling facilities for offshore platforms worldwide for over 30 years. The company’s 700-strong workforce provides a range of engineering services from pre-project and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) through detail design, construction support, hook-up and commissioning.

The Role:
Purpose Of Job: To provide fast, safe and efficient Logistics and Warehousing services to (rigs, projects, departments etc) covering the functions of receipt, despatch, handling, storage and disposals.
Area(s) of Responsibility: Support all UK Projects on a day to day basis and Overseas Operations/Projects on an ad hoc basis as directed.

Key Tasks
(a) Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the Company’s Policies and Procedures with special focus on Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental issues.
(b) Ensure that all equipment and material handled is tagged and identified as necessary and stored/handled in a safe and efficient manner.
(c) Operate all machinery/equipment and use all tools and materials in a safe and proper manner, reporting any deficiencies or maintenance/repair requirements.
(d) Pack or unpack Core Container Units (CCU’s), supplier deliveries and other consignments, check material, mark, tag or label appropriately, distribute to relevant areas and ensure that the next function involved in the Supply Chain is aware of the presence of the material for action.
(e) Ensure that the Logistics working environment is clean and tidy and that high standards of housekeeping and safety awareness are maintained at all times.
(f) Comply with all relevant PPE and other Safety-related requirements.
(g) Assist in general departmental or company activities as and when requested and agreed with line supervisors.
(h) Current Fork Lift competency certificate required (up to 13 tonne).
(i) Banksman/slinging certificate required
(j) Clean driving licence preferred.

In addition to the above generic duties, certain individuals within ‘the warehouseman’ group have additional responsibilities as noted below.

Acting under the guidance of the relevant Logistics Co-ordinator, the designated Warehouseman has a specific responsibility to:

(a) Act as focal point for all equipment preparation activities in relation to Project requirements
(b) In conjunction with Project Buyers, prepare equipment mobilisations and related shipping documentation (e.g. Cargo Manifests, Cargo Summary Tickets etc)
(c) Perform a periodic ‘sweep up’ of materials awaiting shipment to ensure that all required items are shipped as instructed
(d) Supervise and assist in packing of CCU’s to relevant standards
(e) Attend regular Project Buyer planning meetings
(f) Assist the Shipping function as required

Key Tasks (Cont’d) ‘Receipt and Despatch’
(a) Receive, check (and unpack, where necessary) all materials (supplier delivery, ‘Vendor Agreement’ or ‘Offshore Return’ etc) in accordance with departmental Procedures.
(b) Report any Overage, Shortage, Damage or otherwise Non-Conforming consignments
(c) Distribute goods to relevant disposition (i.e. transit box, Quarantine area, Despatch area, storage etc)
(d) Prepare, pack and mark goods for repair/return/off-hire or storage in conjunction with relevant Material Controller.
(e) Assist the Material Control function as required during peak periods, absence etc

Primary Responsibilities:
(a) Familiarise themselves with the Group HS&E Policies and take all ‘reasonably practicable’ steps to ensure the health and safety of themselves, the environment and persons likely to be affected by their acts or omissions, as required under the Health and Safety at work Act 1974
(b) Ensure that all machinery, equipment or material used is in a safe and proper condition and used accordingly
(c) Refer to Risk Assessments, Lifting Operation Plans, Procedures, Guidelines and other relevant documentation whenever necessary in the working environment
(d) Report all Accidents or Incidents to line superiors and co-operate in subsequent follow-up as requested
(e) Attend and participate in departmental Safety meetings on a regular basis

Departmental Development
(a) Strive to identify and suggest any Procedural or Administrative improvements within the department’s (and/or individual’s) area of responsibility

Systems and Processes
(a) Where required as Action Party, close out NCR’s and actions in a timely manner.
(b) Complete all transactions within the SAP materials management system

(a) Assist colleagues within the department during peak periods or as requested and agreed with relevant line superiors

(a) Conduct all business following Group BMS procedures

Note: The duties as described herein are intended as a guide only, and it should be understood that operational demands may at times necessitate that an employee perform duties not included in this description.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Current Fork Lift competency certificate required (up to 13 tonne).
Banksman/slinging certificate required
Clean driving licence preferred.
Must have previous experience in a similar role
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