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Customer Demand, Materials and Planning Lead

Bradford, Yorkshire
£62,000 to £65,000
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
Our client is a multi-national product manufacturer as a strategic partner to the world's leading OEMs. Package: Salary: £65k Holiday: 25 days p/a, 3 days retained for Christmas Closure period, plus bank holidays Pensions: company will comply with statutory obligations for pension contribution, which is currently employer contribution 4% and employee contribution 5% Working Hours: 40 hours a week The Customer Demand, Materials and Planning Lead will have the responsibility for Customer Services, Material Scheduling, Material Control and Production Planning forecast for an annual plan to fulfil the production requirements to meet customer expectations. This is a critical role to optimise site planning and generate a reliable demand outlook to ensure continuity of supply for materials to balance production capacity. The role will ensure the high-performance culture the business is striving to achieve. Providing excellent customer service that's honest and strives to fulfil the requirements of the customers. The role will play an integral part of the business performance. Ensuring customer forecasts are as accurate as possible, that will trigger the enhancements throughout the supply chain for material scheduling, inventory/stock control, improved purchasing decisions and seeking improvements in operations with production planning that all meet the OTD targets. Based in West Yorkshire, Bradford. Accountable for Supply Chain Intelligence for Customer Demand, Materials and Production Planning The role has a key responsibility to manage KPIs; OTD, Inventory Turns, Supplier Delivery Performance, Quality and Planning Accuracy Seek out initiatives that drive improved operational performance Work as a key member of the senior management team, defining and setting key objectives Support the S&OP strategy, incorporating MI to ensure on time delivery to customers Support production launch and plant phase in / out strategy Lead, manage and coach team members to achieve a high performance culture Ensure that the Material Control and Purchasing teams ensure all elements of contractual activity for indirect and direct materials and services are met Background: Degree required Minimum 5 years' experience in operations required most of which has been gained in a leadership role Experience in S&OP, IBP, Customer Demand, Materials Planning, Production Planning, Logistics function in Aerospace, Automotive, High Volume manufacturing, FMCG business Must have thorough understanding of ERP/MRP systems such as (SAP) Have a proven background managing initiatives across inventory management and supplier performance Be a hands-on leader and manager Proven leadership skills to coach and lead teams to fully deliver chartered objectives and projects Hands-on experience using Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement methods (LEAN, TPM, Six Sigma, TQM) To find out more and apply please send your CV to Carl Walker. 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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  • Job Reference: 718106499-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elevation Recruitment Group
    Elevation Recruitment Group
  • Location: Bradford, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £62,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus, pension, holiday and benefits
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent