Material Planning Analyst

Seismic Group
£16 - £22/hour
11 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, located in Wolverhampton with a globally recognised brand, has just made available an initial 12 month contract opportunity for a Material Planning Analyst to join their team.

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.

Key responsibilities of the Material Planning Analyst

* Ensure 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
* Analyse established parts schedules and production requirements, converting requirements into appropriate pieces parts, requisitioning the materials, regulating inventory levels and issuing work orders. Analyse engineering releases for change and / or new releases and coordinates effective release dates to provide an efficient depletion of related existing stock items
* Manage and perform supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components. This position supports supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics
* Perform work to improve point of use material availability, applying root cause analysis and corrective actions. Provides Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning.

Job requirements, background & experience of the Material Planning Analyst

* General knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management
* Ability to use and troubleshoot the MRP, Lognet and QAD (MFGPro) systems
* Knowledge and / or experience in material control, purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, operations and transportation or logistics desired
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Purchasing and Supply Chain experience is required
* Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills
* Receive Inventory into system for Transmission Product
* Perform Annual Inventory Count
* Manage Supplier Invoice Disputes
* Any admin duties deemed relevant to the job role

To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted