Logistics Lead - Prototype Operations


Hullavington - United Kingdom


Reporting to the Pilot Operations manager you will be the lead of all logistics for the pre-production prototyping team based in Hullavington, UK. You will be managing the delivery, kitting and planning of all material through WIP into finished goods for the prototype fleet and will be supporting the development of operational processes and KPIs of a new cutting edge facility.


  • Coordination and responsibility for all warehouse operations on site for pre-production prototyping 
  • Inventory management and planning for pre-production prototyping activities
  •  Management of supplier relationships and working with our planning teams to ensure the timely delivery of raw materials/parts/sub-assemblies into the JIT goods receipt area 
  • Planning of raw material delivery into the process and managing any external operations and lead time adherence 
  • Kitting of all parts ready for sub assembly and assembly processes 
  • Management and closeout of material discrepancies 
  • Working closely with the build leaders to support delivery against operational KPIs for the facility 
  • Management of the development and training of the prototyping logistics team 
  • Supporting the implementation and development new operational processes


  • Proven experience in supply chain management and logistical coordination 
  • Proven experience of working in a low volume, high complexity assembly environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Data driven but comfortable with dealing ambiguity 
  • Excellent team leadership and people management skills with at least 3 years’ experience managing a team 
  • Proven competence with SAP or other ERP system (in particular MRPC transactions) 
  • Proven skills in change management and implementation a good asset


• 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays • Pension scheme • Performance related bonus • Life assurance • Sport centre • Free on-site parking • Subsidized café and restaurants • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 04 February 2019

Closing date: 04 March 2019