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MRP Planning Engineer - Supply Chain - SAP

Posted by on 04.24.2015
Job ID: 713835
Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Engineering
Salary: Annual
Job Views: 2174
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Employment Type: Permanent
Posted: 04.24.2015

Job Description

ALSTOM GRID UK Ltd Substation Automation Solutions is a global leader in the design and manufacture of Substation Intelligent Electronic Devices which deliver Protection, Measurement and Datacom functionality to our customers around the world.

Reporting to the Global Procurement Platform Manager, the MRP Planning Engineer is responsible for:

  • Global Supplier Interface - being the single point of contact.
  • Collate and verify a consolidated Global forecast from the Manufacturing Units for the supply of material from the nominated Global Suppliers. Manage & Improve accuracy of forecasting process.
  • Arbitrate supply priorities between units.
  • Technical data and Change management to suppliers.
  • To be responsible for the continuous improvement of the process/procedures. Play an active role in improvement projects within the Global Community.
  • Collect data to record supplier KPI's performance
  • Management the procurement of Factored Product
  • Maintain exception levels of communication and collaboration with the MU, Suppliers and the other Global functions

Be the interface between the manufacturing units and the global supplier:

  • Collect forecast and scheduled orders from the Manufacturing Units of Automation Products. Collate, verify & Improve accuracy of forecast, negotiate & set up priorities between units.
  • Global and unit forecast availability
  • Global and unit forecast accuracy
  • Level of missing parts and expediting where shortages occur
  • Raw material inventory management and optimization
  • Maximize Capacity utilization

Experience Required

  • Educated to a Degree level in Supply Chain (Or possess Vocational Qualifications MCIPS)
  • Global supply management and electronics manufacturing
  • Implementation and lead SAP and supply chain improvement projects
  • Use of Statistical Maths in supply chain and production planning

Advantage xPO is in the top 1% of staffing companies in the world. With a truly global footprint. Advantage xPO specialises in recruitment outsourcing. Working with some of the leading employers around the world, Advantage offers global contract and permanent career opportunities across a wide range of industries and sectors.

Advantage xPO: services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent work and/or employment business for the supply of contract/temporary work.


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