Material Planning Analyst

Job Title: Material Planning Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary: £24424 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1707-34_1499759405
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2017 08:50

Job Description

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for a Material Planning Analyst for our client Caterpillar in Shrewsbury. This is a permanent role.

Salary: £24,424.00 to £30,000.00

Benefits: 9% Bonus
26 Days Annual Leave
Caterpillar Pension
Caterpillar Share
CAT Advantage Discount Website
Child Care Vouchers

As a Material Planning Analyst, you will collaborate with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules, and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production. The incumbent works with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability.

You will ensure alignment of facility inventory accuracy and inventory systems planning parameters with the plan for every part to maintain planning integrity.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Ensure timely delivery of materials to the facility
* Supplier collaboration to meet facility production plans
* Utilize root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues
* Analyze established parts schedules and production requirements
* Convert requirements into appropriate piece parts
* Requisition materials and regulate inventory levels
* Manage and perform supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components
* Support supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics.
* Deliver improvements in point of use material availability
* Provide Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning

Required Qualifications:
* CIPS desired or willing to train.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* College or university degree, or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering , or similar job related experience
* Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills

Desired Qualifications:
* General knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management
* Knowledge and/or experience in material control, purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, manufacturing engineering, operations and transportation or logistics

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.