Material Planning Analyst

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Off highway

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  • Salary:

    £15.00 - £19.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kate Stevens

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Material Planning Analyst
£15.00 to £19.50 p/h LTD
Wolverhampton Off-highway

A Material Planning Analyst is required to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.

Key responsibilities:

  • Incumbent ensures the timely delivery of materials to the facility, collaborating with suppliers to coordinate deliveries, shipping schedules and work schedules to meet facility production plans.
  • Using supplier collaboration technologies, collaborates with suppliers and operations to plan delivery of material for production.
  • Actively collaborates with suppliers to perform root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues.
  • Analyse established parts schedules and production requirements, converting requirements into appropriate pieces parts, requisitioning the materials, regulating inventory levels and issuing work orders.
  • Analyse engineering releases for change and / or new releases and coordinates effective release dates to provide an efficient depletion of related existing stock items.
  • Manages and performs supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components.
  • Supports supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics.
  • Improve point of use material availability, applying root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Provides Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning.

Skills and experience required:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain experience is required
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organisation and communication skills
  • Understanding of company policies and procedures
  • General product knowledge
  • Receive Inventory into system for Transmission Product
  • Perform Annual Inventory Count in Belgium
  • Manage Supplier Invoice Disputes
  • Chase Customers for POD's
  • Any admin duties deemed relevant to the job role

Ideal background:

  • General knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management
  • Ability to use and troubleshoot the MRP, Lognet and QAD (MFGPro) systems
  • Knowledge and / or experience in material control, purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, operations and transportation or logistics desired
  • Minimal Travel Required.

The position will be a long term contract role based in Wolverhampton paying a rate of up to £19.50 Ltd Co per hour.

Interested in the above role?

Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible.

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