MP&L Manager

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  • Salary:

    Salary c. £55000 + Attractive benefits package

  • Contact:

    Lisa Osborne

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    01384 446162

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MP&L Manager


Global Manufacturing/Engineering

Seeking a talented and experienced MP&L Lead to work with a leading innovative and advanced design and manufacturing business.  This organization is ambitious and continuing to develop its growth strategy further.  As part of the Senior Management team, the MP&L Manager will have full responsibility for managing the end to end supply chain of this business.  We are looking to recruit a material planning and logistics professional who has proven experience of managing all aspects including; production planning, capacity, material control, inventory management, developing supply chain strategies and CI within a high volume manufacturing business.

The Role:

As MP&L Manager, you will report directly to the Operations Manager and responsibilities will include:

  • Lead capacity planning activities ensuring delivery against operational requirements and which optimise manufacturing efficiency and costs
  • Refine systems and methods to continually improve plans to better anticipate customer needs
  • Assess existing capacity and develop operational plans and forecasts based on future plans for demand.
  • Manage deviations from the plan that have financial impact.
  • Monitor key manufacturing processes for capacity and demand, identify capacity constraints and provide analysis.
  • Analyse specifications and capacity and undertake appropriate calculations to estimate job requirements in terms of labour, tools, materials and resources.
  • Review data, trends and diagnose problems and concerns.
  • Identify and drive improvement initiatives that optimise capacity and ensure best return on investment without adding risk or disruption
  • Utilise knowledge and research methods to benchmark capacity planning activities and to drive best practice results
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives, delivers best practice results and works to make continuous improvements.

The Person:

  • A proven track record of success/achievement within a similar material and production planning role, demonstrating experience gained within a volume manufacturing environment.
  • Good understanding of supply chain processes.
  • Experienced manager used to managing a multi-skilled team.
  • Excellent MRP/ERP systems experience
  • Fully proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.
  • Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver.
  • Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

With plans to continue to grow and expand this successful business, this is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious MP&L professional, looking for a new and challeging role that will offer career development.  In return for your materials, planning and logistics experience you will be offered a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Please apply directly to or for further details contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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