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S Maclaren mbe cv

  1. 1. Steven Maclaren MBE Skype: maclarenmbe Phone: (Res) + (44) 1985 846829 ▪ (Mobile) + (44) 7733 257007 E-mail: Senior Logistician Skilled and results driven Senior Logistics Professional with over 20 years of experience in all sections of the Logistics and Transport sector especially in the areas of Warehouse Management, People Management and Supply Chain Management, as well as structuring a Uniform System of Accounts. Proven expertise in conducting training and managing development, daily operations of projects undertaken considering the strategies and missions of the company. Strong leadership, communication and presentation skills combined with ability to measure performance of business units, analyze markets, provide detailed oriented management and organize operations ensuring maximum return on investments. Core Competencies: ▪ Logistics and Warehouse Management ▪ Operations Research ▪ Shipping & Freight Management ▪ Technological Competency ▪ Project Management ▪ Budget Control ▪ Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH) ▪ Risk Management ▪ Supply Chain Management ▪ Strategic Analysis ▪ Resource Management ▪ Inventory Control ▪ Performance Targets & KPI’s ▪ Written & Verbal Communication Skills ▪ Conflict Management ▪ Training & Development ▪ Team Building ▪ Establishing Practices & Delivering Creative Solutions Key Achievements Related to Deliverables across Career Span:  Awarded an army COMMARC High Level commendation for logistical activities in and out of Afghanistan, 2007  MBE Award (for change management within the Army Training), 2006  Achieved Private to Officer rank promotion 7 years faster than the Army average, 2005 Career Progression: McLaren Automotive (McLaren Automotive is a British manufacturer of luxury, high-performance sports cars) LogisticsOperations Manager Oct 2015 – present  Currently involved in implementing new Systems Applications and Products (SAP) system  Leading the daily operations of internal warehousing and production line replenishment strategies  PFEP (plan for every part), ownership and implementation  Managing the internal logistic operations to ensure ready and available parts to support production and operations as and when required  Responsible for overseeing and managing performance of 3 Group Leaders for Goods In and Put Away, Line Replenishment and Production Control  Implementing controls to ensure errors, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved  Direct management for 90 personnel, jointly managing 180 personnel Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus provide effective space and defence solutions and services worldwide) Consultant (CIS Sustainment and Support Centre) Apr 2015 – Dec 2015  Representing JFC Brunssum NCIA to identify and inventory CIS assets on selected accounts NATO WORLDWIDE (Including the Pentagon (USA), Poland (HQ NATO Poland) and Northwood (HQ NATO UK).  Plan visit programmes, conduct onsite inventory checks and provide logistic support using ORACLE database system.  Identify, record, correct and upload discrepancies found, update inventory tracker and provide reports to the CSSC. Steven Maclaren MBE Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. Officer H.M. Forces (H.M. Forces is the armed forces of UK) Staff Officer/Mentor (Major), Afghanistan Op HERRICK Apr 2014 – Mar 2015  Provide mentoring to the Afghan National Army Officer Academy (ANAOA) in the delivery of all logistical matters at a senior level.  Advise on procurement, management, accounting and disposal of equipment, including ammunition, clothing, accommodation, fuel and lubrication and composite rations. Focus on equipement care.  Direct and guide the process of local purchase of all stores. Advise on management processes of all warehouses/stores.  Provide advice on property management, maintenance, administration and any future infrastructure projects and developments for the ANAOA. Advise on new Acadamy build (appx $60m).  Provide guidance in the supervision and monitoring of the specific functions of the multi-activity contract within the ANAOA and civilian contractors.  Mentoring in the duties of a Unit Safety Officer to the ANAOA SHE Committee, Fire Officer and Waste Manager. Mahoganny Investment Co Ltd, Sudan (Mahogany Investments Co Ltd is one of the divisions of Al Mamoun and is a mineral mining business) Site Manager Apr 2013 – Mar 2014  Co-ordination off all functions across the site and providing logistical warehousing and supply chain expertise  Management of up to 300 multi national site workers ranging from Engineers to Cleaners; assigning tasks, work programmes and responsibilities, supervising contracted staff and meeting with subcontractors  Making safety inspections, maintaining quality control procedures and implementing company policies, procedures and directives  Responsible for all site assets (eg Excavator, mining trucks, cranes etc), acquiring new resources and technologies and monitoring the flow of materials  Preparing and revising budgets and controlling expenditure  Chairing meetings with various heads of deparment (eg. Logistics Manager, Surveyors and external contractors) Veritas Group of Companies, Afghanistan (Veritas Group of Companies are one of the main contracted providers of logistical support to the US Military throughout Afghanistan) Project Manager (National Afghan Trucking Contract) Nov 2011 – Mar 2013  Responsible for the movement of fuel and the provision of dry and heavy transportation from 34 provinces in Afghanistan to US Military bases  Direct liaison between the Military Contracting Officer and Vertitas CEO over any issues  Direct responsibility for setting up and maintaining SPOT (Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker)  Management and maintenance of leave procedures and entitlement for 15 local and 5 ex-pat employees Supreme Global Services Solutions, Afghanistan (Supreme Global Services Solutions offers fuel and food supplies for military and multinational forces) Senior Liaison Officer Jan 2010 – June 2011  Supervised and controlled major key operations and fuel/servicing facilities simultaneously  Dealt with serial and continuous passing of many internally conducted regulatory and equipment audits  Significantly controlled necessary fuel consumption, deployment and mileage by devising and managing stringent and simple control procedures as required  Formatted, drafted and rolled out of Transport and Logistic policies of the company, covering all relevant health, safety and technical topics  Oversaw around of $20 million per day fuel movements across a large number of cross–continent locations  Coordinated with senior command levels of the US & UK military, as well as with corporate HQ in Europe  Utilized multiple methods and platforms to brief many corporate personnel and contractors regarding a range of fuel and other related issues  Achieved persistent cost management savings and effectiveness policy through the tight & effective control of fuel movements/shipping and resultant fuel availability Steven Maclaren MBE Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. H.M. Forces (H.M. Forces is the armed forces of UK) Quartermaster General (Senior Logistics Manager) May 2005 – December 2009  Drove all logistics including technical equipment and clothing for a constant expanding of supply chain to support an active regiment in Afghanistan, as well as all administrative functions related to all UK vehicles  Dealt with all end user requirements which included access to all sensitive areas as applicable  Planned, coordinated and managed the relocation of 111 personnel and all associated equipment  Handled the day-to-day control of a £43 million equipment, clothing, munitions and capital expenditure budget  Analyzed and steered all activities pertaining to a 30-strong logistics team, to enable effective, proactive works, planning and required training  Handled the overall responsibility of coordinating staff training, assessment, development and deployment  Managed the main point of contact for all external specialists, governmental & contracted organizations, to ensure adherence to all health & safety, risk assessments, first aid policies & specialist functions  Managed 4 warehouses/stores accomodating a range of equipment including technical equipment and clothing Quartermaster Technical (Technical Logistics Manager) 2007 – 2008  Promoted to a very senior logistics post and handled responsibility for all supply chain matters for 5 squadrons covering UK, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan and the Falklands  Managed the complete inventory supply and control of all the technical equipments of the regiment Unit Welfare Officer 2005 – 2007  Developed and utilized effective “casualty packages” to offer full support to bereaved and grieving families  Supervised the logistics of the welfare units by working on the focal point for all necessary support services  Worked on the front line to develop and enhance all welfare and support mechanisms across the spectrum, aiming at the best possible provision for all deployed soldiers  Planned the logistical strategies of large, diverse and different social events for the regimental families Army Training Regiment 2003 – 2005  Promoted to highest non-official rank of Regimental Sergeant Major, taking 7 years less than the army average  Controlled, worked alongside and developed 100 recruit instructors on a “turnaround programme” to improve quality of life for soldiers and their families  Reviewed, revised and administered changes to the whole training facility  Conducted overall logistical management of a regimental weekend consisting of over 10,000 attendees Regimental Life 1990 – 2003  Received promotion to the rank of Squadron Sergeant Major to handle full responsibility of over 100 personnel  Managed relocation in Germany of 250 military personnel including their office space and transport  Specifically chosen to oversee the logistics in re-energizing the poorly performing squadron areas  Achieved a significant, measurable and obvious improvement in physical performance, morale & vehicle management, resulting directly in a superior appraisal and recommendation for promotion  Succeeded in a variety of logistical organizational tasks across numerous warrant officers’ mess events Steven Maclaren MBE Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. Education: NVQ 3 in Training & Development May 2000 Institute of Personnel and Development, London NVQ Assessor: D32/33 September 1999 Institute of Personnel and Development, London Professional Training:  ORACLE Database user, 2015  Management of Risk (MOR), Bristol Management College, 2010  Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Bristol Management College, 2010  Managing warehouses manually & electronically, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Managing & delivering catering facilities, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Managing contracts & contractors, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Understanding movement of personnel & freight, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Managing fuel & energy accounting, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Managing custodial accounts, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Managing property & facilities, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Understanding procurement procedures, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Conducting radiation protection responsibilities, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Understanding key health & safety issues, Quartermasters Logistics Training, 2008  Certificate in Managing Safely I.O.S.H Certified, RRC Training, 2007  Interviewing techniques, DB Learning, 2007  Equality & Diversity, DB Learning, 2007  Welfare Officers Course, HM Forces, 2006  Operator Crypto Supplement, 1998 Personal Details: Gender: Male; Marital Status: Married; Nationality: British; Driving License: UK Drivers License; Languages Spoken: English Steven Maclaren MBE Page 4 of 4