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Purchasing / Planning Administrator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
  • Duration: on going
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Purchasing Administrator
West Midlands

An opportunity for a role in the Volume Planning team within Purchasing, who are embedded with the Commodity Purchasing teams, and are responsible for supporting buyers and suppliers in supplier capacity planning activity.
The Volume Planning team are responsible for communicating a single source of truth for volumes and the Purchasing Administrator role is an important role to ensure the installed capacity in the supply base will deliver demand requirements.

Supporting the PPAP (Production Part Approval Process), you will be responsible for:

* The analysis of supplier capacity reports.
* Working with internal and external stakeholders you will help to ensure that our suppliers have sufficient installed capacity to deliver future parts requirements.
* In your role you will support the launch of new Programmes through confirmation of supplier parts manufacturing capacity.
* Analyse supplier submitted capacity analysis reports to confirm installed capacity meets demand.
* A key activity within PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
* Manage exceptions / issues arising from analysis of supplier capacity reports
* Directly supporting suppliers with demand and reporting process queries
* Working with Purchasing and Capacity Planning stakeholders to manage identified capacity concerns
* Generate the capacity KPI (key performance indicators) that support new model launch governance

Skills Required:
1) Experience with working with data and good analytical skills
2) Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with supplier partners
3) Fluent user of Microsoft Excel.

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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