Lead Material Planner

Full Time

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Our Client, a World recognised and respected Automotive OEM Manufacturer based in South Wales are actively seeking a Lead Material Planner.

Job Purpose:

To manage the trim parts supplied by TLS vendors to support build at St. Athan. Ensure parts are available to support the production plan and to problem solve issues arising from vendor performance.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for the inbound material planning and transport co-ordination of key TLS parts into St Athan 

Maintain excel trackers to ensure material availability supports production plan
Update and maintain tracker with shipment details and receipt details. Positively confirm shipments and transport lead times to then populate predicted delivery dates onto a tracker.
Communicate parts status, predicted delivery dates and highlight any issues that would affect the production plan
Attend vendor calls as necessary to address any performance issues and to confirm deliveries are on track
Ensure tier 1-tier 2 schedules are robust to ensure material requirement dates are achieved
Ensure replacement parts are ordered and monitored
Co-ordinate any special transport requirements
Ensure the loop for returnable packaging is maintained between St Athan and vendors
Work with NML / programme teams on model year changes / new modelsQualification & Experience:

Working in a fast paced
Problem resolution
Ability to take task through to conclusion
Ability to communicate across all levels of the business
Good general education – no specificsIf you’re looking for a new opportunity and have the skills set which the client is looking for, apply with your current and up to date CV today and a member of the Millbank team will be in touch. Millbank Holdings Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons who are eligible to live and work in the UK. Millbank is proud to be a member of the ‘Disability Confident Scheme’. Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business