Operations Analyst

Recruiter
Entech Technical Solutions Limited
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
15.00 - 18.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Operations Analyst required for a 6 months contract at an Engineering Manufacturing company in Coventry.

The key purpose of the role is to support the Inventory reduction project by analysing and changing Demand Planning and Production planning settings with the SAP ERP system

Duties include:

Evaluating MRP Settings for optimal values (safety stock, lead times, lot size rules etc.).
Evaluating low value / irregular orders items to determine an appropriate planning strategy.
This includes implementing ROP planning methods by determining optimum levels and implementing within SAP.
Support Demand Planning by managing demand forecasts for allocated platforms.
Support Routing lead time maintenance activities by comparing actual throughput times with current settings and making adjustments where required.
Monitor MRP exception messages taking action in conjunction with the Production Planner or Buyer concerned.
Produce KPIs for inventory reduction actions.
Support continuous improvement activities across the whole of the supply chain.
Including the development and implementation of appropriate measures of performance.

All candidates require a good knowledge of ERP and production planning processes and scheduling systems used in manufacturing.
Experience in SAP planning tools and techniques required, as is a high level of experience and capability in Microsoft Excel.
Candidates need to have the ability to develop and implement complex systems.
Education requirements: BSc/MSc Degree level or alternatively HNC with relevant experience preferred.

The pay rate will depend upon experience and qualifications