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  • Job reference: RMS0122095

Technical Analyst - Materials Planning - 23746

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Solihull
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/05/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (21/05/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
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 .
- Validation of schedules at 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 Systemskey 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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