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Logistics Material Planner
Material Planner for an Automotive Tier one.
Based in Coventry.
About Our Client
Tier one Automotive Coventry
Responsible for ensuring the correct, optimum supply of components and the provision of efficient movements of materials (inbound and outbound) to satisfy customer requirements
Creating an accurate despatch plan to meet customer delivery requirements
Analysing demand forecast and liaising with customers
Managing stock levels according to business targets.
Ensuring suppliers are managed effectively and penalised for poor performance i.e failing to deliver to schedule, poor communication, over shipments etc
Ensuring customer manual schedules are entered into the system within 24 hours of receipt
Track customer schedule adherence and track related costs by value stream
Ensuring container availability and cost recovery expandable packaging
Resolve errors within the system in order to enable accurate information flows. Ensure cogi errors are escalated and actioned to eliminate
Manage material issues in respect to modifications, vehicle changes to ensure no obsolescence
Ensure all significant stock variances are reported and investigated. Thorough root cause analysis required to prevent further stock discrepancies
Continuous improvement on stock reduction and stock accuracy to meet business targets
Prevention of any special transport however any required requests are signed off by management prior to arranging
Communicate & escalate effectively, ensure verbal contact is made in urgent cases.
Ensure any potential risks to your production are managed effectively before you leave for the day
Be available for out of hours calls and possible working remotely from home
The Successful Applicant
HNC Level in Logistics, Production Planning or Business related subjects
Logistics analyst / production planning experience in automotive
Strong IT data entry and SAP skills (Necessity), able to use customer WEB portals as necessary
Good communication and negotiating skills
Problem solving skills
What's on Offer
35000 - negotiable