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Material & Production Planning Manager

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419640

Job Details

Due to internal promotion this established manufacturing firm with a global presence are seeking an MP&L Manager to lead a small team and assist with the implementation of SAP ERP systems.

Material & Production Planning Manager – SAP ERP – High volume manufacturing

Location: West Yorkshire (commutable from Dewsbury, Wakefield, Bradford, Halifax and Leeds areas)

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits

About the Role:

Reporting into the Operations Manager, as Materials & Planning Manager you will participate in the strategic and operational development of the site's planning process, including:

o Ensure customers orders are received in full and on time

o Forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line.

o Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with the procurement

o Implement and drive the weekly Master Production Schedule to ensure a levelled production plan and protect production lines from customer's demand variations.

o Deliver consistent performance through a team of direct reports including Material & Production Planning, Logistics & Data Analysts.

About the Person:

You will already have significant supervisory experience within Material Control, Production Planning and Logistics function within a fast paced high volume manufacturing environment

o Display exemplary customer-focused communicative skills and the ability to engage with senior stakeholders in the business and the wider supply chain function

o Sound knowledge of supply chain processes and their interdependencies

o Supervisory or management experience leading, coaching and developing a multi disciplined team

o Expert IT systems knowledge - SAP ERP experience is essential as the company is currently in the process of SAP implementation.

o Previous experience as a Production Planning Manager, MP&L Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Senior Planner or Production Control Manager would be ideal for this position

About the company:

Our client is an international manufacturer of technical products and this plant exports 80% of its production. The site is currently undergoing a tremendous period of change with a new management team, implementation of SAP ERP IT systems and significant new investment in both people and capital assets.

At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment and industry knowledge connecting the two. Specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & drink market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles.