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£55000 - £65000 per annum



Job Details

An exciting opportunity for a Materials, Planning and Logistics Manger to join an international automotive manufacture of the high volume production facility at their modern production facility.
Material Planning & Logistics Manager (MP&L)
Salary: c£60000 + benefits
Location: West Midlands ( commutable from Wolverhampton, Walsall, Birmingham, Dudley, West Bromwich areas )
We are looking for a high calibre individual to be part of the leadership team, reporting to the Plant Manager able to deliver high quality performance throughout Warehouse, Production Planning and Materials Management.
o Responsible for the delivery of both tactical execution and strategy across Supply Chain and Materials Management (SIOP, Production Control, MPS, Inventory, Capacity etc.)
o Liaise with other supporting functions e.g. Operations, Engineering, Quality and Finance.
o Accountable for the underlying capability of the whole supply base, including strategic relationship management, commodity strategies, supply base rationalisation, New Product Introduction and all sourcing decisions and cost.
o Lead the deployment of Materials Management strategies aligning with Materials & SIOP strategy.
o Ensuring robust capacity and forecasting processes across the business in order to meet agreed customer requirements.
o Drive Continuous Improvement and implement future state strategy to optimise Business capability and reduce operational overhead.
o Strong people management skills, with the ability to deliver results by empowering your team; must be comfortable with providing performance related feedback and challenging, mentoring and coaching individuals.
You will already be an experienced manufacturing MP&L Manager, Master Production Planner, Materials Manager or Supply Chain Manager who is now seeking a larger corporate organisation in order to develop your career.
o Proven experience in a supply chain/leadership role with increasing levels of responsibility for materials management, production planning and inventory control gained in high volume manufacturing sector, ideally automotive supply chain
o Degree qualified within Supply Chain, Business or Technical Engineering disciplines or equivalent ie ILM5, NVQ5, CIPS
o Knowledge of Lean principles and applied practice, coupled with a desire to continuously improve performance
o Highly data and IT literate particularly with ERP/ MRP systems
o Competent leader and motivator of your direct reports and able to influence wider group of colleagues and suppliers
The opportunity:
This is an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain, Logistics or Materials Management professional to join an established world leading organisation who will be able to offer you interesting and challenging work, plus fantastic training, career development opportunities and benefits package to include a competitive salary, 34 days holiday, Life Assurance, Contributary Pension, Employee Wellbeing programme, onsite car park and canteen, cycle to work scheme and corporate discounts.
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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