Material Planning Manager, Swindon

Salary £35-48K Plus Generous Benefits Package including Car and Healthcare etc
03 Dec 2013
31 Dec 2013
Doug Skinner
Contract Type
Full Time
Major global brand, an automotive manufacturer of high end luxury and performance cars, very strong prestigious brand seeks a Material Planning Manager for all spare parts.

This is an exciting and prestigious position as Material Planning Manager for someone to manage the international supply solution - to uphold availability, control working capital and maintaining supplier performance and activity for this luxury brand. This position will work closely in the After Sales department.

Manage the material planning for Aftersales parts to maintain the highest availability for current models and derivatives, considering investment and risk to obsolescence, and guide the organisation and it’s dealer / users network to increase after sales retention and customer satisfaction.

This is a highly visible role in the organisation and is likely to lead to a fast track sales career within this prestigious company whose brand is known and admired worldwide.

The required experience and skills for this position as Material Planning Manager are as follows:

• Ideally with experience dealing with Run Out Strategy, able to define strategy, own the entire Run Out process and management of spare parts for legacy vehicles including purchasing, storage and distribution.
• Able to gain commitment from suppliers to support Aftersales by supplying legacy parts EOP to ensure availability into the future.
• Ability to forecast Run Out parts to support storage and warehousing processes and facilities
• Manage inventory investment as Material Planning Manager
• Resolve prompt backorder resolutions
• Ability to use the SAP MRP system evaluate and forecast demand
• Degree level Business or Engineering qualification or Prince 2 would be ideal but relevant industry experience would be equally valued.
• Knowledge and operational experience in the spare parts business would be important
• Details experience and in-depth knowledge of Material Planning and stock control process as Material Planning Specialist is essential
• Experience in Parts Run Out/ Change Management essential
• Strong IT skills including Ms Office and SAP essential
• Some fluency in the German language would be very useful but not essential

Location: Within one hour’s commute of Winchester, West Sussex is a requirement. A full generous relocation package is offered for the right candidate

Full UK driving licence essential

This organisation is in the same luxury niche and has similar requirements to the following companies: Bentley Motors, Rolls Royce Aerospace Engines, Formula One Sector, Jaguar, Aston Martin, RangeRover, JCB, Sunseeker, John Deere or similar. The successful candidate will be working in a very exclusive sector with prestigious company and consequently will have many exciting career doors open to them in the future.

Please call Doug Skinner in confidence on 0772 999 2061 or e mail at for an informal discussion about this position as Material Planning Specialist

Important Notice
It is Charter Selection’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within ten working days. However because of the high volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to all candidates individually. If we have not contacted you within ten working days your application for automotive Material Planning Manager has been unsuccessful. Please feel free to contact us again in the future for other positions. Thank you.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs