Materials & Capacity Planner (SIOP)

  • Location
    Widnes, Cheshire
  • Category
    Aerospace & Defence jobs
  • Contract Type
  • Shift Type
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Division: Aerospace
Job Title: Materials & Capacity Planner
Department: Planning
Work Base: Widnes (Cheshire)

Recruiting on a Contract & Permanent basis
Payrate: Market Rate/Keeping it open Dependent on experience

Job Description

Summary of Role:

This position is responsible for ensuring that the supply of materials meet the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity, through application of Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) methodology.

Responsibility lies in ensuring efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. Maintains strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements. Decisions and results have an impact on the function and site and their success.

Key activities:

General and Task Management

*To schedule the supply of materials to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels, via accurate demand forecasting and order flow down.
*To plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit
*Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
*Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule
*Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production
*Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
*To work closely with the Supply Chain team to ensure delivery of parts to meet commit dates
*Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
*Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
*Minimise obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability
*Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organization
*To achieve set objectives to ensure the business meets its improvement targets.

Relationship Management

*Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, particularly operations, to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production
*Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands
*To support the assessment and sourcing of suppliers in conjunction with members of the Purchasing team
*Support supplier meetings and negotiations to ensure demand for materials is met, in conjunction with Supply Chain.

Roevin is an equal opportunities employer, for further information please contact Khush 0121 234 9269

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