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Materials Planning Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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We are currently recruiting a Materials Planning Manager for a leading business based in the Greater Leeds area, Selby District, Sherburn in Elmet, of North Yorkshire.

With a leading reputation for quality and high design, the business are searching for a Materials Planning Manager to take an active role leading inventory and material scheduling with Buyers to drive innovative and streamlined supply chain solutions from suppliers to meet production demand.

The role will have autonomy and responsibility for developing the material plan, ensuring, KPIs and SLA's for site are met by external suppliers. The successful candidate must have proven qualities in planning and be able to, coach and develop peers across the operation that directly influence the success of this role and duties.

This is an exciting time to join a growing organisation and to play an important role in driving change and delivering profitable growth.

The role covers: Materials Planning and Inventory Management.

Key outcomes of the role are to impact on all of these areas:

* Reduce Inventory
* Improve Inventory Turns
* Increase Supplier Performance, both internal and external
* Improve accuracy on material plans
* Ensure material availability and flow to production

The Materials Planning Manager role calls for an experienced professional with considerable experience in supply chain management, ideally within engineering, FMCG and/or manufacturing environments.

Key Responsibilities will include:

* Development & delivery of integrated processes to achieve optimal supply chain performance
* Manage and report on work in progress and physical stock to meet targets across the business
* Ensure compliance with the Company's Supply Chain/Logistics Policies and standards
* Have a passion for working closely with operations and supply chain colleagues, whilst maintaining the commitment to make difficult decisions as necessary
* Build strong partnership with suppliers
* Seek to drive value stream initiatives that drive performance
* Own the MRP SYSTEM, ensuring data integrity

The person:

* Can Do and Proactive approach to work
* Ability to manage inventory and material planning duties that are synonymous with outstanding customer service, operational excellence and optimal profitability
* Demonstrate a track record of planning
* Have the ability to work cross functionally and part of a wider team
* HND, Degree or proven years of experience within supply chain planning
* Have a high degree of IT acumen particularly with ERP / MRP

£60,000 - £65,000 + pension, holiday

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please contact Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group.

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions
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