Material Planning and Logistics Leader

Recruiter
Randstad Inhouse Services
Location
Shropshire
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have experience of working in a Material Planning and Logistics Leader role? Are you able to work in a fast paced, team orientated environment? If so, you could be perfect for this role. We are currently looking to recruit a Material Planning and Logistics Leader for one of the world's premier global automotive suppliers. Our client is establishing a brand new, state of the art facility in the Telford area, specializing in high pressure die-casting that will design and build medium to large aluminium automotive components. Main duties and responsibilities - Responsible for MPS (Master Production Schedule) for the site across all areas - Day to day running of logistics including quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency to meet customer demands. - Work closely with Production to ensure plans and agreed corrective actions are met to protect customer supply. - Proactively react to customer schedule demands and adhere to where possible - Determine obsolete stock and remove from inventory as well as dispose from site. - Control of scrap from production and dispose from site. - Adjust production schedules as necessary to meet special order requirements. - Expedite deliveries of purchased material - Monitor supplier performance through key KPI's (delivery performance, quality and response time) and recommend changes where applicable. - Regular Perpetual Inventory and Inventory Record Accuracy (IRA) ensuring good corrective actions are in place. - Support NPI. - Manage direct reports through effective communication, leadership, coaching and mentoring. - Control transport into and out of the plant. - Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant. Essentials - Bachelor's Degree in Materials Management or an engineering related discipline - Experience of Tier 1 Automotive supply - Previous experience within a similar Planning and Logistics role within either automotive, engineering or manufacturing sector - Experience in building and developing teamExperience in carrying out interviews - Ability and desire to provide very high levels of customer service and work to high levels of accuracy - Strong ability to lead, mentor and coach team members - Strong practical knowledge of SAP/MRP/ERP systems - Lean trained - VS mapping/Material flow/ CI / KAN BAN - Good mathematical aptitude - Sound business awareness - Ability to interpret and challenge the status quo