Supply Chain Planning Analyst

Job Title: Supply Chain Planning Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1908-17_1565600354
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2019 09:59

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Supply Chain Planning Analyst working for our client - Perkins Engines.

This is a contract position for an initial 6 months and will be based at their site in Peterborough.

The Supply Chain Planning Analyst will participate on facility teams to develop material flow plans and pull material replenishment plans. The successful candidate will be responsible for population of the Plan for Every Part database.

Support efforts to improve factory flow to enhance lean material flow. This is an advanced position in the Supply Chain Planning function and is closely aligned to the Supply Chain Planning Engineer

* Responsible for performing work to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets focused on inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results.
* This role performs physical / tactical work applying the Supply Chain Planning Process to build the Plan for Every Part for a facility. In addition, the incumbent works closely with facility Supply Chain Planning engineers, translating work requirements to Supply Chain Planning Analysts and providing work teams with direction.
* Documents PFEP information in the PFEP Web Tool, including, but not limited to:
- Facility lean material flow plans
- Data on demand and demand variability
- Supplier shipping performance and variability percentages for purchased finished material(both time and quantity)
* This role communicates and coaches key pull replenishment team and factory personnel on the standard process for Pull replenishment for a facility using change management processes and implementing visuals like boards, signage, standard work and job aids.
* Incumbent is responsible for creating and maintaining a report listing all PF part numbers used at a facility, drive input for those part numbers into the PFEP Web Tool, and providing data reporting to facility project teams.
* This position creates and maintains current and future state value stream maps at the product value stream level (may require marriage of MQ VSMs).
* Performs tactical, hands-on work to achieve CPS supply chain process compliance and MQ Certification for a facility.
* Works with personnel from other Supply Chain functions, 3rd party providers and facility divisions to drive supply chain improvements.
* The incumbent analyzes value stream supply chain constraints and deploys corrective action.

* Knowledge of CPS and lean supply chain principles, specifically those applied to pull replenishment using material replenishment tools and processes and material flow and throughput efficiency improvement.
* Knowledge of standard supply chain systems and supply chain planning analytical tools.
* Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills to effectively work across functions to perform work deploying supply chain improvements.
* Requires problem-solving skills to solve complex problems.
* Must be a strong team player in order to be effective in deploying supply chain improvements as part of a team.
* Must possess understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge.
* Ability to analyze business conditions and situations during deployment needed to minimize disruption to daily requirements.
* CPS Support Team Member Qualified
* CPS Functional Job Role Qualified
* APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification desired
* College or university degree related to Supply Chain, or equivalent experience, is required.

* Minimum of three to five years of progressively responsible supply chain job experience
* Previous experience as a Supply Chain Planning Analyst desired and / or Manufacturing Engineer required
* 6 Sigma project experience
* Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transformation process desired
* A background in Supply Chain, Manufacturing / Operations, Inventory Management, Material Requirements Planning, Demand Management and/or Logistics is highly desired.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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