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Raw Material Planner

Advertiser
BP International Ltd
Reference
87137BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain Management
Location
Wayne
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
25/06/2018 22:34:00
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

Job Description

The Raw Material Planner is a critical member of the Global Supply Chain (GSC) team. As the Raw Materials Planner you will work the rest of the demand and planning team to ensure the manufacturing sites have the necessary raw materials to meet the needs of our customers. You will have primary accountabilities in three distinct areas for the Americas Envelope: Raw Material Planning (MRP-MPS), Master Data Accuracy, & Business Support.



  • Maintain and improve the system and processes that support the Supply Chain Organization relating to MPS, MRP and S&OP.
  • Generate raw material requirements, based on the Supply Plan & network/project changes, and document underlying assumptions.
  • Represent raw material planning on project teams or in support of business initiatives for successful introductions of new products, product reformulations, efficiency improvements and changes.
  • Set, monitor and drive adherence to specific raw material item targets.
  • Develop and manage effective relationships with assigned suppliers.
  • Active participation in the resolution of material availability issues related to production, delivery timing or capacities.
  • Analyze and manage Master Data in ERP system to ensure data accuracy and consistency.
  • Support the delivery of working capital commitments.
  • Review, monitor and execute actions to address slow moving and obsolete materials to reduce the financial exposure to the company.



  • A Bachelor's Degree OR a High School Diploma with an APICS certification is required



  • Minimum 2 years of Supply Chain or Manufacturing experience, preferably in Planning or Procurement
  • Intermediate level skill with Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated experience with problem identification, data analysis, and process improvement
  • Demonstrated experience working with cross-functional supply chain partners
  • JDE, SAP or similar ERP system knowledge
 
BP International Ltd