Interim MP&L Manager

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£500 per day
Posted
10 Sep 2017
Closes
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Interim Material Planning and Logistics Manager

West Midlands

Three - Four Month Assignment £500/day (including travel and expenses)

An interim Material Planning and Logistics Manager is required for this high-volume manufacturer of precision machined and assembled components. As a business going through a period of change and transition they are now looking to hire an Interim MP&L Manager. This position will require a thorough understanding of modern manufacturing tools and techniques. In particular, your expertise will include scheduling & forecasting and warehousing in relation to a very busy JIT manufacturing plant. Reporting to the Plant Manager and working as part of the senior management team this is a crucial role that requires leadership and the ability to direct a small MP&L team.

Duties will include:

  • Managing the Master Production Schedule in line with customer volumes
  • Direct line Management of the MP&L team
  • Leading CI activities to continually develop and improve processes and systems
  • Ensure availability of purchased materials in-line with production schedules
  • Working closely with the Plant Management Team to maintain stock levels and reporting on concerns
  • Monitor schedule adherence and maintain MRP profiles within the system
  • Continually look for improvements in performance and processes

To be considered for the role of Interim Material Planning & Logistics Manager you must have:

  • At least 5 years' automotive experience in a MP&L management or leadership capacity
  • A thorough understanding and working knowledge of modern ERP systems (SAP preferred)
  • Significant experience of new product Introduction, product routings and generation of BOMs
  • High level analytical ability and problem solving skills
  • A thorough understanding of operating within a TS16949 quality environment

This will be a challenging, high profile role that will require an experienced MP&L Manager capable of making a difference from day one. Ideally you will be degree qualified and can demonstrate a track record of achievement within materials planning and logistics.

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