Supply Chain Planning Engineer

Job Title: Supply Chain Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterlee, County Durham
Salary: £17 - £20 per hour + PAYE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1811-10_1541589918
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2018 11:25

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Supply Chain Planning Engineer for our client - Caterpillar. This is a contract position for 12 months and will be based at their site in Peterlee.

The pay rate is dependent on experience but should be between £17.00 - 20.00 p/hr PAYE

As a Supply Chain Planning Engineer, you will co-ordinate & report Supply Chain NPI activity to key stakeholders across the business through multiple programs.

In this role, you will develop and implement a Plan For Every Part (PFEP), optimising Supply Chain process efficiency through lean processes and the elimination of waste, driving cost reduction by
evaluating total cost of ownership (TCO) and applying 6 Sigma methodology and lean guiding principles. To provide safe, ergonomic solutions, with built In quality, for current and new product (NPI).


May include, but are not limited to:
* Co-ordinate & report NPI activity to key stakeholders through multiple programs.
* Deploying the Supply Chain Planning Process, which develops a Plan for Every Part (PFEP).
* Assign parts to cost effective business processes and material flow paths, developing packaging solutions, optimisation of transport, and implementing effective replenishment methods to point of use.
* Strong collaboration with supply chain, operations and suppliers.
* Support line layout development to enable safe and ergonomic presentation of materials at point of use.
* Identifying continuous improvement opportunities, with key responsibility in packaging design. Supporting ongoing NPI programs through active participation within various cross functional teams.
* Understands Caterpillar Production Systems, 6 Sigma Methodology and Lean Manufacturing

* Knowledge of risk assessments
* Supply chain/ logistics background is preferred
* Safety experience, ideally NIOSH certified
* Experience with process mapping
* Experience of optimising process through Lean processes (eliminating waste)

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.