Profession raw materials warehouse specialist

Raw materials warehouse specialists organise and monitor the reception and storage of raw materials in the warehouse according to the required conditions. They monitor the stock levels.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Cost management

    The process of planning, monitoring and adjusting the expenses and revenues of a business in order to achieve cost efficiency and capability.

  • Physico-chemical properties of hides and skins

    The quality of hides and skins is defined by organoleptic, microbiological, histological and chemical characteristics (i.e. moisture, structure of the dermis, percentage of fat and collagen). Each type of hide/skin has specific physical and chemical properties that affect the type of tanning operations and the most suitable end use of the leather.

  • Physico-chemical properties of crust leather

    The properties, physical and chemical, of intermediate leather products that have already undergone tanning operations. These properties vary depending on the animal of origin and previous manufacturing processes.

  • Supply chain management

    The flow of goods in the supply chain, movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.

Skills

  • Execute working instructions

    Understand, interpret and properly apply work instructions regarding different tasks in the workplace.

  • Use communication techniques

    Apply techniques of communication which allow interlocutors to better understand each other and communicate accurately in the transmission of messages.

  • Use IT tools

    Application of computers, computer networks and other information technologies and equipment to storing, retrieving, transmitting and manipulating data, in the context of a business or enterprise.

  • Identify with the company's goals

    Act for the benefit of the company and for the achievement of its targets.

  • Manage inventory

    Control product inventory in balance of availability and storage costs.

  • Create solutions to problems

    Solve problems which arise in planning, prioritising, organising, directing/facilitating action and evaluating performance. Use systematic processes of collecting, analysing, and synthesising information to evaluate current practice and generate new understandings about practice.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Maintain operational standards

    To ensure full compliance within requirements Gambling legislation and regulation. To ensure that all gaming staff and managers receive regular scheduled training in technical competence and procedural compliance. To review and agree improvements where necessary for any Audits within your line of responsibility. To ensure any agreed changes to Gaming Procedures and processes are fully implemented. To prevent theft and fraud (external and / or internal personnel) by implementing the security control procedures. To compile accurate and timely performance reports as per company requirements. To develop a succession plan for all Gaming Staff, ensuring sufficient trained and licensed managers are available to run the department. To actively seek and take advantage of, opportunities for personal development, within the business.

  • Work in textile manufacturing teams

    Work harmoniously with colleagues in teams in the textile and clothing manufacturing industries.

  • Keep inventory of goods in production

    Keep inventory of goods whether they are goods in the front end (i.e. raw materials), intermediate, or back end (i.e. finished products). Count goods and store them for the following production and distribution activities.

  • Manage warehouse operations

    Manage warehouse operations such as delivering orders and maintaining stock; control safety and risk prevention in the warehouse; follow plans to maximise efficiency of the supply chain.

  • Adapt to changing situations

    Change approach to situations based on unexpected and sudden changes in people's needs and mood or in trends; shift strategies, improvise and naturally adapt to those circumstances.

  • Identify defects on raw hides

    Analyse, identify and evaluate the possible defects present on raw hides/skins. Defects may be of natural origin (e.g. damage by parasites), caused by bad practices at the farm, in transport, at the abattoir (e.g. incorrect flaying, pre-slaughter defects, improper conservation) or generated during the manufacturing process. The classification of Hides/skins and their subdivision into "selections" is based on the nature, magnitude and location of defects. The class of selection determines the type of processing, and consequently the type of article.

  • Purchase raw material supplies

    Manage logistics of purchasing supplies of the raw materials for the tannery to ensure efficient operations of the tannery and meet clients' requirements

Optional knowledge and skills

leather physical testing monitor operations in the leather industry manage environmental impact of operations manage supplies health and safety in the workplace leather chemistry manage quality of leather throughout the production process