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Lead Planner - Global Manufacturer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
LocationsDevon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted07 January 2019

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The post holder will be responsible for leading planning activities and implementing new processes and activities to improve delivery performance & inventory turns for a specific area of the business. The post holder will lead the activities of a team to manage demand within the MRP system, and ensure supply (internal & external) is aligned to demand. The Lead Planner will generate and agree the production plan and communicate the plan within the business.

Client Details

A worldwide manufacturer with multiple divisions and over 10,000 employees.

    • Improving area delivery performance (in combination with production managers)
    • Improving area inventory turns (Days on Hand – DOH)
    • Maintaining MRP data integrity
    • Maintaining MRP demand integrity
    • Management of Planning & Logistics Controllers and stores personnel for area
    • Material supply to point of use
    • Ensuring integration of new product/programmes into planning and logistics processes for area
    • Managing a team of planners and dealing with all aspects of line management
    • Manage 5S+ and standard work processes. Drive and manage deployment of lean processes

  • Detailed knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodology in materials management environment
  • Leadership skills for team management
  • Proven track record in leading people through change processes
  • APICS, BPICS or IOM qualification essential

A background in Production Planning, Production Control and Inventory Management would be highly beneficial.

Job Offer

A highly competitive salary is on offer for the right candidate. This will be discussed with interested candidates.

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