material planning analyst in shrewsbury

22 August 2017
chris fine, randstad cpe
job type
£ 24,424 - £ 30,000 per year
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shrewsbury, west midlands
sub specialism
job type
£ 24,424 - £ 30,000 per year
reference number
chris fine, randstad cpe
01489 560 124
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job description

Material Planning Analyst required on a permanent basis to join an industry leading manufacturing business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of manufacturing technology? Do you have a background in the successful facilitation and delivery of projects? Have you got a background of working in a fast paced manufacturing / R&D environment? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the role for you!

You will collaborate with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules, and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production. As a material planning analyst you will work with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability. The position also ensures alignment of facility inventory accuracy and inventory systems planning parameters with the plan for every part to maintain planning integrity.

You will be part of a Global organization working within a focused team which offers a dynamic working environment supporting a number of major projects both internally and externally. Benefits include: 9% Bonus, 26 Days Annual Leave, Pension, Share scheme, Advantage Discount Website, Child Care Vouchers.

Key responsibilities:

* Ensure timely delivery of materials to the facility
* Supplier collaboration to meet facility production plans
* Utilize root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues
* Analyze established parts schedules and production requirements
* Convert requirements into appropriate piece parts
* Requisition materials and regulate inventory levels
* Manage and perform supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components
* Support supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics.
* Deliver improvements in point of use material availability
* Provide Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning

Experience required:

* Ideally you will be CIPS desired or willing to train.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* College or university degree, or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering, or similar job related experience
* Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills
* General knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management
* Knowledge and/or experience in material control, purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, manufacturing engineering, operations and transportation or logistics

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.

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