Materials Planning Manager

ACS Performance
02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Materials Planning Manager

Are you a Materials Planning Manager with in-depth experience in the manufacturing industry? You must have excellent SAP knowledge with experience of managing a team. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing, global organisation.

Job Overview:

To manage the planning of production to ensure all areas are loaded with shop orders in a timely manner, and to expedite these orders with the objective of optimising On Time Delivery In Full, Billings and achieving forecast output.

Job Description:

  • Directs and coordinates activities of employees engaged in production planning and the handling of raw materials, equipment, and supplies by performing them personally or through subordinate employees.
  • Develops a strong team through training, coaching, and mentoring to achieve a world class capability of supply chain management.
  • Manages daily scheduling activities of the planning group and takes the lead in decision making on changes affecting material inventory and lead times.
  • Develops and executes sourcing strategies for each product category and vendor type to maximize quality and service while minimizing cost.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors comprehensive inventory controls, and shipping and receiving policies.

Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Materials Management or similar field, or suitable equivalent experience.
  • Materials Management (CPIM) certification.
  • Ability to interact/collaborate with upper management and within a team environment.
  • Competency in working in SAP with strong knowledge of MRP and other Materials Management techniques.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and interpersonal skills that show proven results in developing a strong team.
  • Experience in working in a lean manufacturing environment.

ACS are recruiting for a Materials Planning Manager. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Materials Planning Manager please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Materials Planning Manager. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Materials Planning Manager with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Materials Planning Manager role you desire.