Role details

Supply Chain & Planning Manager

West Midlands   •   £60,000 - £70,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Michael Page are looking to recruit for a Supply Chain & Planning Manager
  • For a blue chip Aerospace organisation in the West Midlands

About Our Client

Michael Page are looking to recruit for a Supply Chain & Planning Manager for a leading Aerospace business based in the West Midlands

Job Description

* Meet operational performance standards for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity and Cost.
* The PM Sales, Inventory, Operational, Planning (SIOP) Champion - develop, promote and continuously improve the process.
o Develops the Sales & Operations plan for assigned SIOP product families and NPI components.
o Works with Sales to establish demand and Operations to create capacity to meet customer needs.
o Identification of the "plan for every part" strategy.
o Optimisation of inventory levels.
o Ensure resources are aligned to future customer requirements.
o Develop and implement procedural enhancements and improvements which make the PM operational planning, ordering processes and capacity modelling more efficient & effective.
* Owns the PM perpetual inventory process
* Work closely with the finance department on operational issues. Lead operational improvement, including cost down initiatives.
* Produce an accurate and articulate operational monthly report.
* Ensure tooling, equipment and plant expenditure achieves expected ROI.
* Ensure compliance with relevant Environmental, Health & Safety (HSE) regulations, Full compliance with the Company procedures.
* Training, development and appraisals of your team.
* Support the New Product Introduction (NPI) process via the allocation of resource capacity, and adherence to the stage gate process.
* Support the PM Technical Team in the identification and implementation of process automation initiatives.
* Lead and Support in personnel training, development, investigations and disciplinaries

The Successful Applicant

Key skills and competencies required:
* Confident to experiment with new and existing technologies for business improvement.
* Experienced in managing organisational change.
* The ability to motivate and facilitate organisational learning.
* Demonstrable experience of process improvement.
* Understands basic financial accounting.
* Comprehends capacity planning, single point failure and theory of constraints.
* Can offer both strategic and tactical execution solutions.
* Capable of leading basic and structured Problem solving.
* Works hard, is efficient and has the perseverance to get things done.
* Maintains composure when faced with pressure or unexpected challenges.
* Quickly zeros in on the critical few and outs the trivial many aside.
* Eliminates road blocks and creates focus.
* Can negotiate skilfully in tough situations.
* Understands Quality and associated systems for automotive and aerospace, medical is desirable but not essential.
* Detailed understanding of lean methodologies.
* Extensive operational management experience. Engineering or Management degree/qualification.
* Experience of the automotive and aerospace industry would be advantageous, but not essential.
* Proficient in MS Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), expert with ERP/MRP/MPS software systems.
o Experience of ERP implementation considered a significant advantage.
* CIPS and or APICS certification would be a plus but is not essential.
* Strong data analysis, structured problem solving capability, detail-oriented and strong mathematical skills.

What's on Offer

This role is paying between £60,000 and £70,000

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