Materials Planner

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  • Excellent development opportunities
  • Chance to make an impact within the organization

About Our Client

The client is an innovative and rapidly growing engineering business who design and manufacture complex electromechanical products.

Job Description

  • Review the 5-day forecast and plan production with support of manufacturing team to achieve maximum line efficiency.
  • Release work orders to the manufacturing area. Ensure required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to allocate, purchase, internally manufacture or reschedule material as required.
  • Review potential missed lines and work with stakeholder for recovery plan.
  • Daily contact with customer services through weekly order status reports and responses to expedite/de-expedite/cancellation requests.
  • Daily update of past due and OTD plant trackers.
  • Plan capacity of the manufacturing area against order-book. Issue sales forecast for short and medium term, challenge bottleneck to obtain optimised sales plan.
  • Map out and plan the inventory of the manufacturing area. Analyse data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, improve customer service levels and reduce total costs through regular review of Inventory planning parameters that includes Min & Max values, number of Kanbans, reorder point, safety stock and lot sizes (order quantities).
  • Issue cycle count targets to the line, manage result and investigate variances.
  • Review and investigate Excess stock and obsolescence and manage disposal.
  • Participate to calls and escalation meetings with customer representative on behalf of the manufacturing area.
  • Ensure accurate planning data parameters of items (order policies, safety stock level, make/buy, lead-times for manufactured parts). Maintains the accuracy and validity of the item master and related planning data in the ERP system through regular reviews of the item planning data that ensures MRP processing is being driven by accurate planning data.

The Successful Applicant

  • APICS CPIM Certification is preferable not essential
  • Manufacturing industry background
  • Knowledge of ERP MRP systems (preferably MFG Pro)
  • Material/production scheduling background, six-sigma skills and knowledge
  • Detail orientated analytic skills
  • Ability to work effectively within teams
  • Results focused
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytic skills
  • Production and inventory management
  • MS Office proficiency.

What's on Offer

Competitive salary with great company benefits

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Procurement & Supply Chain
Supply Planning
Industrial / Manufacturing
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