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  • Job reference: RMS0181487

Material Planner

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/06/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/07/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
Position Description:
Every day we are reaching more customers, and our network of well over 2,000 dealerships continues to expand around the world. As our global marketplace extends further, we need to provide more customers than ever before with an unrivalled experience. Our Marketing, Sales and Service (MS&S) teams are responsible for all customer facing activities, from developing and maintaining the dealer network to managing importers and export partners. Their responsibilities continue through to global sales planning and supply of vehicles to markets, the sales process to customers, and all global customer service and aftersales activities. Within the Global Parts Operation Team, we have a 6 months fix term opportunity to join the Material Planning Team responsible for the clients brand. As Material Planner Operation Support, you will be working alongside the Material Planning team to help manage our parts portfolio and associated supply base to ensure schedule compliance is achieved and parts availability is maximised. We'll look to you to provide support across the Material Planning team in helping to create the inputs that give us the best possible planning outputs in line with the teams annual objectives.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Ability to maintain and interpret supply, purchasing, inventory & logistic data
2)Ability to forge excellent working relationships with suppliers and interact effectively with diverse groups internally & externally
3)Strong IT skills and Microsoft package elements Power Point and Excel

Experience Required:
Experience of the Aftermarket Parts Business, preferably within a Material Planning or Supplier facing role

Additional Information :
Looking for an individual who is confident, outgoing and thorough in their approach. A well organised individual with a structured approach and a great attention to detail. An individual with the ability to prioritise their work load. A strong verbal & written communicator with the ability to communicate cross functionally. An effective team player who supports team members

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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