Senior Materials Planner / Materials Planning Manager

Gregory Martin International Limited
Competitive + excellent benefits, flexi time.
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Materials Planner - Electronics, Telecomms, Manufacturing environment. Low volume, high complex products.

Our client is a highly successful global company; they are looking for an experienced Inbound Materials Planner with good management skills. They require an innovative experienced Materials Planner to manage inbound supply chain, you must be familiar with a lean environment. You will be supervising a team of 5 warehouse staff.

This role would suit an experienced Materials Planner that can be developed to manage a small team of 5 warehouse people.

You will have Inventory management and planning experience.

Understand supply chain. Some SIOP knowledge would be ideal.

Candidates will Ideally have experience within low volume high complexity business, Electronic, Telecoms, manufacturing.

Senior Materials Planner - Main responsibilities for this role include:

Accountable for in-bound Material planning processes to ensure materials are available to production on time and in full to enable on time delivery to customers.

To take responsibility for Inbound/Outbound & internal materials movements, inventory control (including perpetual inventory counting and annual stock checks), warehousing, processes & Kitting functions.

Responsibility for deliveries to customers, whether domestic or international, managing documentation including invoicing, packing and packaging, shipping and distribution.

Performing all operations according to prescribed safety, health and environmental (SHE) principles.

Understand supply chain dynamics and set inventory with optimal cost and delivery trade-offs.

Establish stocking policies and planning parameters for all parts - Plan for Every Part

For sites with defence contracts, ensure FAR and MMAS compliance as required.

Establish and lead daily/weekly stores, dispatch standup meetings, driving continuous improvement of' KPIs and role-modeling root cause problem solving.

Developing and implementing robust, multi-year supply chain and material planning strategies to support the Business Unit goals and to support the company's corporate Supply Chain initiatives.

Develop strategic plans to drive site to 5X inventory turns, conducting RCPS and associated projects to drive inventory improvement.

Senior Materials Planner - Qualifications/Experience required for this role:

Familiar with Kanban, MRP, SIOP knowledge also useful.

A relevant qualification in distribution, logistics and transportation is desirable.

Inbound planning experience, strong supply chain and materials planning background is essential.

Previous experience of managing stores and despatch environment.

Experience of managing an area containing ESD components is desirable.

Compliance with relevant industry regulations and internal Company Management Procedures.

Compliance with Customer/Contract dictated packaging and shipping.

On-time-delivery (OTD) and Customer Defect Parts per Million (CDPPM) metrics.

Headcount and costs.

Senior Materials Planner - Electronics, Telecomms, Manufacturing environment. Low volume, high complex products, ESD components.

Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits, flexi time

Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire