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Material Planning & Logistics Manager in Redditch

Job Title Material Planning & Logistics Manager
Location Redditch
Salary £250 - £300 per day
Date Registered 23/08/2018
Job ID 025419051

Job Description

A leading automotive manufacturer are seeking a MP&L Manager to join their Materials Planning and Logistics team for a 6 month interim contract. You will be working for a multinational Tier 1 automotive organisation who develop, design and manufacture automotive parts in a fast moving JIT/ JIS assembly operation

MP&L Manager

6 month interim contract

Pay: £250- £300 per day

Location: Worcestershire, commutable from Birmingham, Solihull, Redditch, Worcester, Droitwich, Gloucester areas


As the MP&L Manager you will organise the ordering and distribution of goods, leading the communication to customer. Ensure that the right products are delivered to the facility, on time and at correct cost. You will also be involved in transportation, scheduling, stock integrity & part evolution through internal sub-assembly management.

o Ensure the continuous flow of vehicle components from supplier to warehouse and to customer in a timely and quality manner

o Improve and manage container utilization to reduce costs

o Setting up and maintaining of schedules for all new raw materials / consumables etc

o Control of warehouse activities including; Material receipt, Despatch of finished goods, Issue of raw materials to production

o Monitoring of planned vs. actual sales

o Control of materials management, including; FIFO and Invoice Reconciliation

o Management of special transport

o Manage the stock accuracy of inventory by ensuring stock takes are undertaken and reported as requested

o Report monthly Key Performance Indicators


Applications are sought from experienced Material Planning, Supply Chain Managers or Logistics Managers or Logistics Managers with previous automotive manufacturing experience, preferably with JIT/ sequencing background

o IT literate and some knowledge of SAP

o Must have good verbal and written communication skills to direct employees and prepare KPI reports

o Ability to act decisively to resolve problems and manage risk

This would suit someone looking for a role with the autonomy to develop processes and your team. You will work closely with the customer on new launch projects/continuous improvement to ensure the smooth running of the department. Start date ASAP

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion technical-network.co.uk

Technical Network specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & FMCG market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles. Representing Talent and Industry. Always Time Well Spent

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