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  • Job reference: RMS0185041

Material Planning & Logistics Senior Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/09/2017
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/10/17)

The Role:
Key Responsibilities and requirements:
- Ideally educated to degree level in Manufacturing Systems or a similar engineering discipline
- Creating and improving logistics processes within the clients manufacturing facility
- Creating packaging design solutions for new model pallets & containers
- Liaising with suppliers to agree logistic routes, packaging
- Agreeing all aspects of above with manufacturing team, purchasing, programme & Health & Safety where appropriate
- Avante process development and improvement of current delivery schedules and processes, including data management
- Facilitating parts red meetings against Material Readiness dates
- Liaising with Core MP&L as necessary
- Taking the lead in MP&L elements, coordinating all necessary actions within the division working across functional areas such as programme, engineering, DHL, STA, finance, sales and marketing, as well as liaise with other divisions and external suppliers. You will need to lead the resolution of cross-functional issues and report the project status to management on a regular basis via a range of communication channels including project team meetings and gateway status papers.
- Highly desirable to have experience and thorough understanding of automotive Trim & Final process procedures

Additional Information: Successful candidates must be available on 16th October to attend an assessment centre

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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