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Coventry (Bedworth)

Material Planner

The Brose Group is growing worldwide. Innovations in research and development as well as strategic investments form the basis for extending our market position. As the fourth largest family-owned company in this industrial sector, we are offering challenging tasks and opportunities for personal growth in a dynamic environment in the following position.

In this key role within Logistics you will be responsible for ensuring the correct, optimum supply of components and the provision of efficient movements of materials (inbound and outbound) to satisfy customer requirements.

  • Creating an accurate despatch plan to meet customer delivery requirements.
  • Planning of production orders according to customer calls with regards of timely feasibility. Within a bottleneck situation negotiate with the customer the relevant deadlines and amounts
  • Ownership of production plan and responsible for plan adherence.
  • Ensuring clear and timely escalation when targets are not achieved. Performance to plan, drop in stock levels and not achieving customer call off etc.
  • Manage all relevant customer portals and systems to ensure no disruption to dispatch or manufacturing
  • Resolve errors within the system (Cogi) in order to enable accurate information flows.
  • Manage material issues in respect to modifications (GECOS), engineering changes to ensure minimum stock
  • Master data maintenance and regular data updates in SAP
  • Maintaining and driving KPIs
  • Understand logistics processes and drive within the Value Stream
  • Premium Freights execution and booking, following the defined approval process

Your profile

  • HNC Level in Logistics, Production Planning or Business related subjects
  • 3 to 5 years' experience
  • Logistics analyst / production planning experience, preferably in automotive along with supplier / customer liaison experience
  • Strong IT data entry and SAP skills, able to use customer WEB portals as necessary
  • Good communication and negotiating skills and problem solving skills

Janear Hinds