material planning analyst in desford

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£ 16 per hour
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desford, east midlands
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A Material Planning Analyst is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in a materials planning/ logistics analyst role? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!


This position collaborates with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules, and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production. The incumbent works with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability. Ensures alignment of facility inventory accuracy and inventory systems planning parameters with the plan for every part to maintain planning integrity.


* 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. This work may require planning for alternate manufacturing methods, and requires the ability to communicate effectively across multiple functions both in- and outside of the company.
* This position analyzes established parts schedules and production requirements, converting requirements into appropriate piece parts, requisitioning the materials, regulating inventory levels and issuing work orders. Works closely with facility supply chain planning resources to proactively address material requirements changes resulting from new product introduction and engineering / product change control. Analyzes engineering releases for changes and/or new releases and coordinates effective release dates to provide an efficient depletion of related existing stock items.
* Incumbent manages and performs supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components. This position actively works with facility supply chain performance resources to implement supplier improvements based on supplier performance metrics.
* Incumbent performs work to improve point of use material availability, and may provide leadership and guidance to teams applying root cause analysis and corrective actions to improve material availability and point of use availability. Provides Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning, and actively supports facility Sales and Operations Planning.


* Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles
* CPS Functional Job Role Qualified
* APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification highly desired
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* College or university degree related to Supply Chain, or equivalent experience, is required.
* Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills
* Understanding of company policies and procedures
* General product knowledge


* Significant knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management
* Ability to use and troubleshoot the MRP, Lognet and MTS systems
* Knowledge and/or experience in material control, purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, manufacturing engineering, operations and transportation or logistics desired

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

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.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Materials handling


primavera 6

educational requirements

automotive engineering