Materials Planning Manager

18 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Neil Tovey
Clearance Level
Job Type
Your experience in Materials Planning, as well as inventory management and planning and knowledge of supply chain, will play a crucial part in managing a small team of warehouse people. Using your background in Inbound Materials Planning, you will be accountable for in-bound material planning processes to ensure materials are available to production on time and in full to enable on time delivery to customers.

You will be working for a global leader in state of the art aerospace and defence systems. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Role:

The client requires a Materials Planning Manager to be accountable for in-bound material planning processes to ensure materials are available to production on time and in full to enable on time delivery to customers. This role includes:

Responsibility for Inbound/Outbound & internal materials movements, inventory control (including perpetual inventory counting and annual stock checks), warehousing, processes & Kitting functions.
Responsibility for deliveries to customers, whether domestic or international, managing documentation including invoicing, packing and packaging, shipping and distribution.
Performing all operations according to prescribed safety, health and environmental (SHE) principles.
Understand supply chain dynamics and set inventory with optimal cost and delivery trade-offs.
Establish stocking policies and planning parameters for all parts Plan for Every Part
For sites with defense contracts, ensure FAR and MMAS compliance as required.
Establish and lead daily/weekly stores, dispatch standup meetings, driving continuous improvement of' KPIs and role-modelling root cause problem solving.
Developing and implementing robust, multi-year supply chain and material planning strategies to support the Business Unit goals
Develop strategic plans to drive site to 5X inventory turns, conducting RCPS and associated projects to drive inventory improvement.

About You:

To be suitable for the Materials Planning Manager job, you will need experience of Inbound Materials Planning and Management skills, Inventory management and planning, and an understanding of supply chain. Some SIOP knowledge would be good. The role would ideally suit working in a low volume high complexity business, with knowledge of Electronic, Telecoms, or manufacturing industries.
You would ideally need knowledge of Compliance with relevant industry regulations and internal Company Management Procedures, as well as compliance with Customer/Contract dictated packaging and shipping. On-time-delivery (OTD) and Customer Defect Parts per Million (CDPPM) metrics would be useful as would knowledge of headcount and costs.
Materials Planning Manager

Keywords: Materials planning, Inventory, Supply chain, SIOP, Electronic, Telecoms, Manufacturing, On time delivery, OTD, Customer defects parts per million, CDPPM, Manager.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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