Materials Analyst

Select-Engineering Ltd
18.00 GBP Hourly
03 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

I am currently looking for a Materials Analyst to join a large automotive tier 1 supplier.


  • Ensure 100% availability of material
  • Ensure minimal cost of transportation
  • Balance material availability, inventory turns and freight
  • Ensure data accuracy (stocks, bill of material and planning figures)
  • Avoid obsolete material


  • Ensure on-time deliveries of customer orders and on-time materials procurement through supply chain management
  • Inventory control and management, optimizing of inventories
  • Analyze customer forecast for demand variation/ recovery
  • Forecasting for planning capacities and materials
  • Check/ Maintain basic BOM and other Parameters in Materials System (BPCs/ DRP) in case of product changes, new product launches and run-outs
  • Fit all requirements of customers, supplier and internal customers
  • Document all premium inbound and outbound shipments and set up action plans to root cause and countermeasure premium spend
  • Responsible for regular housekeeping actions in own work area and additionally in other temporary areas of work
  • Involvement in identifying and implementing continuous improvement activities
  • Any other duties as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy the customer's needs.
  • Ability to create/ support Layout creation and Warehouse improvements for a Lean flow
  • Monitor supply chain performance and work with suppliers to ensure improvements are made.
  • Aptitude to analyze data with accuracy


  • Preferably a logistics qualification but not essential
  • Minimum 1 year working within a materials controller/ analyst, supply chain, inventory management function
  • Good competency level in Microsoft EXCEL is a must
  • Ability to cooperate with people of different levels inside/ outside the company and to interact with team to reach team goals and business objectives
  • Ability to empower others to achieve results through motivation, recognition and performance feedback
  • Ability to express information in a manner appropriate to different levels/ of people & to communicate effectively with other countries
  • Ability to recognize, respond to customer expectations with sense of urgency and even increase expectations
  • Ability to take actions, decisions & to generate ideas, products, processes in promised timely manner; involvement in designs or other work requiring creative imagination
  • Ability to take full responsibility for decisions & results even when all elements are not under individual direct control


  • Follow all Health and Safety and Environmental requirements that are defined on work instructions or communicated in training
  • Follow required prevention and operational controls
  • Report all accidents, occupational illnesses and emergencies
  • Apply, execute and maintain function related to Logistics Corporate standards
  • In addition to the above mentioned tasks other activities and responsibilities may be individually defined
  • Ability to identify and eliminate health, safety, ergonomic and environmental hazards in workplace

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