Role details

Logistics Material Planner

Coventry   •   £25,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Material Planner for an Automotive Tier one.
  • Based in Coventry.

About Our Client

Tier one Automotive Coventry

Job Description

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

KPI reporting

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

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