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Material Planning - Professional - 28627

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Solihull
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/09/2015
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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.

The Role:
Tune base scheduling data to effectively support current Business requirements, and resulting schedules are issued to Suppliers on a timely basis. Optimisation of scheduling parameters within Material Planning Systems. Check integrity of schedules and ensure frequency of issue supports Supply Base and Business requirements. Responsibility for procurement of Pre & volume requirements and run-out parts, including management of New Parts for Model Year and Running Change requirements (48hr turnaround). Procurement of parts to support C.K.D. / Service and any other Special requirements. Monitor / Control and Reporting of parts delivery in line with Schedule parameters - Time /Qty. Agree / Monitor and Control target stockholding levels. Generate and issue Supply Performance Measures and interface with Suppliers to facilitate performance improvement and support of Purchasing in Supplier Nomination. Examine forthcoming requirements and supply status and liaise with Supply Base to maintain future needs. As appropriate escalate throughout organisation at all levels. Where necessary carry out / request stock checks to validate stock accuracy and make inventory adjustments to support results. Where B.O.M. accuracy suspect raise AIMS with relevant department and manually adjust schedule demand and request full Inventory reconciliation via the Inventory Team to ensure that Business protected until issue resolved. In periods of RHA & Absence provide cover for other Planners and/or Team duties. Support & Manage premium freight process and budget. Support & Manage processes for LLP, SCW, ASN's etc.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Liaise as required with Suppliers / LLP and Container Team to ensure correct container flows are maintained. As required initiate and manage internally, cross functional meetings with supply base and other functions (STA / Purchasing etc.) representatives to discuss and improve performance utilising supply development tools, SPEEDY, PPS etc. Assist in departmental training as required, identifying shortfalls where relevant. Carry out any other departmental requests/tasks as required. Knowledge of Logistics highly desirable. Ability to quickly understand and challenge Logistics processes ¿ Good working knowledge of Material Planning / Logistics, preferably from within Motor Manufacturing or Supply Base Industry. Understanding of Motor Manufacturing production methods. ERP Systems knowledge or experience of CMMS3 (current JLR Material Scheduling Systems preferred). Competency in MS Excel required (ability to generate simple spread sheets containing formulas etc.) and previous exposure to

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