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  • Job reference: RMS0098024

Supply Chain Planner - Manufacturing Opps - 20680

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Solihull
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/12/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/01/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
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.
Validation of schedules at key milestones on New Model Programs
Drive 100% delivery to MRD on New Model Programs through Supply Base
Responsibility for procurement of Pre & volume requirements and run-out parts, including management of New Parts for New Model Programs, Model Year and Running Change 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 Metrics and interface with Suppliers to facilitate performance improvement and support of Purchasing in Supplier Nomination.
Liaise with Supply Base to maintain supply in line with schedule requirements
Where necessary carry out / request stock checks to validate stock accuracy and make inventory adjustments to support results.
Highlight issues with B.O.M. accuracy and raise AIMS with relevant department for resolution
Where issues identified with Inventory or BOM manually adjust schedule demand and request full Inventory reconciliation via the Inventory Team to ensure that Business is protected until issue is resolved.
Responsible for management and disposal of obsolete material through web based stock management systems.
Support & Manage premium freight process and spend within budget.
Support & Manage processes for LLP
Liaise as required with Suppliers and all other JLR functions (STA, Purchase etc.) effectively to resolve issues effectively and efficiently.
As required initiate and manage meetings with supply base representatives to discuss and improve performance utilising supply development tools. 6 Sigma, 8D, PPS etc
Ability to take on high levels of responsibility and work under pressure.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge of Supply Chain Management / Development
Management of Supply Chain Solutions
Good working knowledge of Material Planning & Logistics, preferably from within Motor Manufacturing or Supply Base Industry.
Understanding of Motor Manufacturing production methods.
Must be P.C. Literate with a good working knowledge of all MS Office applications ¿ Educated to Degree standard desirable, or equivalent business related experience
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