Materials Officer

Manchester, UK
03 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About the role

Reporting to the Materials Manager, the Materials Officer is responsible for management of the supply base for a range of commodities and services across BOM, NPR and Capex spend areas, working in close cooperation with Procurement and in accordance with Company policy and strategy.

What you will do

* Ensure material and service deliveries and inventory levels are pro-actively managed within agreed parameters to support the operations plans and forecasts, dealing with non-conformances as required

* Ensure suppliers have appropriate forecasts as appropriate, and engage internal stakeholders appropriately to support this

* Develop and/or implement VMI, JIT, and Kanban style solutions throughout the supply chain (including internal supply chains), to support business improvement goals

* Maintain and update records, master data and reporting systems, working to achieve and maintain Automotive supply chain standards ( VDA 6.1 / IATF16949 )

* Propose and carry out continuous improvement projects geared towards increasing productivity and reducing costs

What you will need

* Excellent negotiation and analytical skills

* Relevant procurement / supply chain experience gained within a high-volume manufacturing or engineering environment, ideally automotive

* In-depth knowledge and understanding of SAP MM (Ariba preferred), advanced Excel data analysis and reporting tools, and PowerPoint presentation creation

* Strong drive with excellent communication and organisational skills

* Ability to prioritise and mustitask within a fast paced and highly pressurised environment

* Ability to work independently and with autonomy, and as a collaborative team player as appropriate

About the team

Our Power MOSFET business line is one of the top suppliers of high quality power MOSFETs to the Automotive industry as well as a major player in providing general purpose MOSFETs to the computing, industrial and consumer markets

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