Manufacturing Operations

Supply Chain Planner

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We are looking for a talented Supply Chain Planner to join our team specialising in Supply Chain Planning for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Salary is £32,665 plus Company Bonus

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Plan and establish production schedules in accordance with sales order demand, forecasts and plant capacity to efficiently support customer requirements.
  • Maintain and monitor master data; revise essential system planning data to ensure system is effectively planning future requirements.
  • Works to align and optimise; Raw material (RM) stocking strategies with Material Planners, Work in Process (WIP) with Operations, and Finished Goods (FG) stocking strategies with Materials and Customer Service.
  • Build Capacity Planning – Understanding sales order and forecast requirements to systemically align work order volumes at a daily level in line with the production schedule. Evaluating and optimising constraints around product mix, plant capacity and material availability.
  • Order Promising – Balancing Sales Order demand and Purchase Order availability, with consideration for DEP order promising strategy; Incoterms, Mix constraints, and Forecast in line with the production schedule to provide the Customer with an accurate first time promise.
  • Sales Order Changes – Evaluates requested changes within the demand, using systemic outputs to understand DEP’s ability to react.
  • Uses synchronised business planning to evaluate firm vs forecast, uptake rates and option changes to drive an accurate Buy plan though the utilisation of planning bills.
  • Collects and analyses master data (bill-of-material, work center & capabilities, etc.) supporting Plan for Every Part (PFEP) whilst actively participating in continuous improvement (quality, safety, process, material flow, etc.)
  • Excess and Obsolete Material Management – Works with quality to disposition non-conforming/no usage material in a timely manner.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in Supply Chain or Business-related subject with supportive experience.
  • Suitable for newly qualified graduates in appropriate field of study.
  • High level of IT competency, Strong Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Suite skills preferred for data compilation and analysis, use of MPS in Oracle or SAP and/or ASCP is a bonus.
  • Excellent understanding of tools and systems that support production scheduling processes. Experienced in data collation and analysis.
  • Knowledge and understanding of supply chain concepts and application.

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Employment Type: Permanent