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The WRT stores & supply chain manager manages the stock officers in a conscious precious way as if he/she is the personal owner of the stock & the stock value.

The principal duty of the store & supply chain manager is to organize and monitor the work of the stock officers so that inventory levels are correct. The stores & supply chain manager is responsible for managing storage warehouse, purchase of articles as well as the delivering of products. He/she is also the warehouse assistant for DTM. As this job is new at WRT the stores & supply chain manager will introduce processes in close collaboration with the support team.

The stock manager will be directly managing a team of 2-3 stock officers and will have to attend some races during the season.

Duties will include

  • Supervising the stock on a day-to-day basis to achieve daily performance measures and labour productivity
  • Manage the loading / unloading of vehicles following correct stock policies and procedures
  • Review, design and implement a strong and robust stock intake/outtake system
  • Investigating and advising on variances
  • Initiate, manage and monitor all stock counts and ensure all stakeholders receive accurate and timely information
  • Work closely with Support to determine best practice for frequency of ordering and stock holding level
  • Maintaining standards of Health and Safety plus Hygiene and Security in the working environment
  • Ensure all stock and stock management systems are maintained accurately
  • Manage all stock for age of stock to reduce number of downgrades and write offs

Monthly reporting

  • The stock manager steers and helps the warehouse assistants
  • The stock manager will help in busy periods and will replace in case of holiday and illness
  • The stock manager owns the stock and manages it with proud
  • Maintains good relations with our SW provider and work close with them in order to optimize collaboration at all times

Essential Skills

  • Strong organization and planning capacities
  • The stock manager finds fulfillment in helping other people (clients, colleagues, management…)
  • Training of colleagues is a pleasure and a must
  • Strong in organization, shipment and reception of products
  • IT proficient, with the ability to learn software packages
    Ability to prioritize work activities to ensure Customer expectations are met
  • Experience of Stock Taking & Stock Control
  • Analytical & problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to liaise with all levels
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong in writing, implementing, maintaining and controlling processes
  • Strong Excel skills to produce reports
  • A flexible “can do” & “Will Do” attitude : the ideal candidate will be an outgoingperson with strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to prioritize work activities to ensure Customer expectations are met
  • Negotiation skills in order to negotiate internally and externally in a correct polite manner

Responsibilities

  • The stores & supply chain manager manager is responsible and accountable for the management of the WRT stock and will be the warehouse assistant for the DTM-program
  • The stores & supply chain manager delivers monthly reports to the management team
  • With the introduction of processes and dash boarding stock will be managed in such a way that a minimum is respected but overload and thus risk of devaluation is avoided
  • In order to fulfil this role, the stock manager will have full support of the CEO as well as the mgm team

We have a vacancy within our team for a mechanic for the DTM and GT program.



We are looking for a qualified Motor Specialist to join the team.



Purpose of the Role

The purpose of this role is to spare-parts and parts-lifing support for the DTM program. The Audi Sport best-practice in DTM is rather complex and requires timely and precise tracking of components on the cars. The DTM cars and spare parts are Audi Sport property and require specific practices.


Skillset

The Spare-parts and lifing specialist should have the following desired skillset:

  • Knowledge of race-car construction and lifing practices on strategic parts
  • Hands on approach with a flexible “Can Do” & “Will Do” attitude
  • Timely in reporting and flexible with workload and tight deadline
  • Knowledge of English required, French is helpful, basic knowledge of technical German highly recommended
  • Proficient use of computer and IT systems and basic office SW
  • Pro-active problem solver and strong organization and planning capacities
  • Be a TEAM PLAYER and have strong interpersonal skills, be motivated to reach goals and objectives of the team


Scope and perimeter

The Spare-parts and lifing specialist will:

  • Participate at races and testing according to the official DTM calendar
  • Operate in the WRT or third-party workshops (eg Audi Sport in Neuburg, Germany) in between track events
  • Report to the Crew Chief and in matrix to the Program Manager
  • Represent WRT within Audi Sport and promote high-standards and quality of service and team spirit in the workforce
  • Be respectful of his colleagues and team-members


Key Tasks

The tasks and duties of the Spare-parts and Lifing specialist will include:

  • Knowledge and use of Audi Sport proprietary spare parts ordering systems (AVY) software, interfacing with the DTM crews to organize spare parts (AVY) ordering
  • Knowledge and use of Audi Sport proprietary lifing system (LAKON) software, interfacing with the DTM crew to organize lifing of LAKON components, responsibility for ensuring that lifing database is updated prompty as requested by Audi Sport best practices
  • Knowledge of the construction of the race car and components (PDM)
  • Organizing shipments to and from Audi Sport, will require hands-on approach
  • Hands-on parts handling abilities
  • Participation at the race events for the same activities
  • Organizing activities for follow-up in Audi Sport which might also require being physically present at times for parts-handling on-site at Neuburg (Germany)

As Fun Cup Program Manager, the main responsibilities are:


Daily steering in the workshop:

  • Team management - workshop planning and follow-up
  • Store supervision
  • Technical support and customer advice
  • New cars - used cars - engine overhauls - gearbox overhauls - chassis repairs - car repairs - conversions for Fun Cup Evo 3
  • Relations with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Technical developments and improvements
  • Follow-up of the approval file
  • Preparation of technical data sheets and information notes
  • Organise work and activities as well as priorities for production teams (electricity, welding, engine & gearbox revision.
  • Establishment of annual financial plans
  • Monthly budget analysis and control
  • Participation in program manager meetings
  • Make sure each person is respected in his role and feels respected in his role
  • Close relations with the organisers of the various championships
  • Commercial relations with the various teams and end customers
  • Work closely with the business team, respecting budgets and deadlines
  • To plan and organise safety and profitable growth, achieving the annual Business Plan.


Daily steering during the races:

  • Team organisation and staff (storekeeper and trucky)
  • Technical assistance and advice
  • Troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Data readings
  • Support and supervision for roadworthiness
  • Technical follow-up and collection of information about problems encountered


Requirements:

  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in many areas of motorsport, including trackside operations, and mechanical design.
  • Proven experience of supervising in Motorsport environment.
  • IT best practices and customer service
  • Good knowledge of the software Modas- Modas Sport- Race Studio- Pi tool
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in English and French.
  • Accuracy & Precision in all written communication
  • Excellent administration and time management skills
  • Ability to manage and motivate staff through periods of change and delegate effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work flexibly, as determined by business requirements, this involves travelling to race circuits.
  • This position involves working weekends, depending on the needs of the business.
  • The ability to work independently, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable, flexible and willing to carry out other duties when required.
  • The ability to work under pressure and use initiative in a hands-on environment.
  • Experience in vehicle diagnostics.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Being able to thrive under pressure.
  • A good engineering degree is essential.

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of this role is to keep and to take care of the spare parts handling, from our workshop based in Stavelot in Belgium and on the race event.

Skills set

The spare parts and customer support specialist should have the following skills:

  • Knowledge of race-car construction
  • Hands on approach with a flexible “Can Do” & “Will Do” attitude
  • Timely in reporting and flexible with workload and tight deadline
  • Pro-active problem solver and strong organization capacities
  • Be a team player and have strong interpersonal skills, be motivated

Scope and perimeter

The Storekeeper & customer support person will:

  • Participateat races and testing according to the official GT4 calendar
  • Operate in the WRT workshops in Stavelot and in the support truck during track events
  • Report to the project manager
  • Have a technical background and experience and knowledge of racing cars
  • Represent WRT within the high-standards and quality of service and a team spirit in the workforce
  • Be respectful of his colleagues and team-members

Key Tasks

The tasks and duties of the Storekeeper and customer support person will include:

  • Take the spare parts out of the stock computer and physically into production
  • Edit the delivery notes
  • Provide an effective supply service to the customers
  • Ability to accurately monitor and record stock levels and precise usage of parts
  • Ability in a year-end inventory count and the subsequent cataloging
  • Participate at races and testing according to the official GT4 serie
  • Drive the truck to the race event

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Training Racing mechanic with at least 2 years’ experience in GT4 or GT3 racing car, and/or a significant experience on the same type of position (racing spare parts salesman) would be a bonus
    • Active user of ERP software
    • Good knowledge IT skills in Office programs
    • Good communication skills
    • Honesty and trust in all dealings with customers
    • Very good personal organization with a flexible approach to working
    • Fluent English
    • Full Driver license

    Purpose of the Role

    The purpose of this role is to provide performance-engineering services for running a RS5DTM car operating within the DTM program. The role will foresee activities in the workshop and at the race and test events. The Performance Engineer may also be requested to lend service in other programs within WRT.


    Skillset

    • Motorsport experience and a strong technical background and experience and knowledge of racing cars (correlated with salary request)
    • Hands on approach with a flexible “Can Do” & “Will Do” attitude
    • Flexible with workload and tight deadline
    • Solid knowledge of English required, notions of German considered as a bonus
    • Pro-active problem solver
    • Strong communicator, strong organizational and planning capacities
    • Strong team-player and strong interpersonal skills, motivated to reach goals and objectives of the team


    Scope and perimeter

    • Participate at races and testing according to the official DTM calendar, and operate in the WRT or third-party workshops (e.g. simulator work at Audi Sport in Neuburg) in between track events as required
    • May be asked to participate at other race events as required by the other WRT sporting programs if possible
    • Liase and work with other engineering WRT colleagues transversally across the programs to share methodology and know-how which would remain intellectual property of WRT
    • Share information and proactively promote the development of the DTM Engineering Workgroup
    • Report to his assigned Race Engineer and in matrix to the DTM Program Manager
    • Carry out Performance Engineering tasks including comparing setups/cars/drivers/analysis of performance relevant to his car/driver/race engineer and work in tight collaboration with them
    • Carry out performance analysis of team-functions where specifically assigned (e.g. pit-stop performance)
    • Participate in the development and deployment of soft tools (eg., race-management software, vehicle simulation) and hard tools (e.g. driving simulator) liasing and working with other engineering WRT colleagues transversally across the programs
    • Carry out Data Engineering tasks including the handling car data system, providing data to engineers and drivers, cross-checking component lifing with the AVY SPARE PARTS and LIFING function to ensure adequate car lifeline during the course of an event/season
    • Manage operations on his car where required by Audi Sport for systems functionality checks in conjunction with the Car Chief, follow-up on anomalies reported on his car and liase with Audi Sport specialists where required;
    • Promote high-standards and quality of service and team spirit in the workforce (“Best in Class”)
    • Be respectful of his colleagues and team-members, help to coach, empower and develop others


    Key Tasks

    The tasks and duties of the DTM Race engineer will include:

    Pre-Event and Post-Event Preparation in the Workshop

    • Liaise with Race Engineer and/or Program Mgr on event plan, objectives, meetings, and general schedule
    • Participate in pre-event meeting in the WRT workshop and discuss
    • Prepare pre-event performance reports for his car and for team functions where specifically assigned

    Upon Arrival / Set up day at Event/Pre-running sessions

    • Liaise with tyre guys, Issue tyre plan & pressures
    • Manage operations on his car where required by Audi Sport for systems functionality checks in conjunction with the Car Chief
    • Double-check completed job list tasks with car chief
    • Assist with activities in garage preparation as defined by the Crew Chief
    • Track walk, with drivers, video and gear map by performance engineer

    During sessions (FP, Qualy and Race)

    • Provide clear comms with crew and engineering colleagues
    • Ensure high-working standards on the cars according to WRT Best Practices (strive for „Best in Class“)
    • Keep it safe – stay calm and positive
    • Provide support tot he driver for data analysis and performance analysis
    • Manage data downloading from his car and storage on Audi and WRT servers
    • To be fully aware of all Championship Sporting, Technical & pit-lane regulations
    • Always be ready in pit box, safety kit (if required) and radios on, 30 mins before session starts
    • Manage race-strategy with his race engineer

    Post-session

    • Diffuse potentially complicated situations by remaining calm and proactive
    • Participate in the de-brief with drivers immediately
    • Provide performance analysis support to his driver and for those team functions specifically assigned

    Post-event

    • Assist with activities in garage disassembly as defined by the Crew Chief
    • Submit information and analysis as required by the Race Engineer for basic event reporting
    • Participate in post-event debriefing meetings
    • Liase with the driver outside oft he event in preparation for the successive event
    • Ensure all IT systems (Audi Server, WRT server, etc) have been updated with latest releases of data and information
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