lead material planner in gaydon

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£ 33,000 per year
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gaydon, west midlands
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£ 33,000 per year
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Are you looking for a new role as a Lead Material Planner? An outstanding opportunity has arisen! Are you interested in joining a leading automotive company? If the answer is yes, this role is for you!

You will be leading a team of Material Planners to ensure material is available to support the build plan and any risks to supply are highlighted and resolved in a timely fashion to minimise the risk to production.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

Lead a team of Material Planners that ensure;

* Parts are available to meet minimum safety stock levels
* Risks to supply continuity are identified and acted upon to minimise the impact to production.
* Obsolescence does not result from engineering changes or new model revisions / introductions
* Where shortages arise, swift action is taken to minimise the impact on production and solutions are communicated to all impacted stakeholders
* Issue resolution for shortages that result in the prevention of repeat issues
* Ensure supplier performance data is captured and updated in SPRS for line stoppages, miss fits & arrears to support corrective action plans and supplier selection process.
* Supplier demand is forecast and communicated to the supply base; proactive discussions take place to predict and prevent issues impacting production.
* Recover costs incurred as a result of supplier failure back from the supply base.
* Minimise the need for direct deliveries (rather than planned pick-ups) and emergency shipments
* Manage the emergency delivery budget
* Liaise with aftermarket parts business to supply parts where this is commercially viable

Key Performance Indicators:

* On time in full supply of parts to delivery schedule.
* Arrears - number of suppliers and number of parts.
* Parts missed point of fit and line stops.
* Value of obsolescence related to model changes, engineering changes and overmax stock levels
* Under emergency delivery budget

Qualifications & Experience

* Extensive material planning experience essential
* Extensive team management capability essential
* Use of ERP systems
* An awareness of Lean Manufacturing would be an advantage.
* Automotive manufacturing experience desirable.

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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educational requirements

automotive engineering