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MP&L Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £50,000 + attractive benefits package
Application date: 31st Jan 2020

Seeking a talented and experienced MP&L Manager to work with a leading innovative and advanced design and manufacturing business.  This organization is ambitious and continuing to develop its growth strategy further.  As part of the Senior Management Team, the MP&L Manager will have full responsibility for managing the end to end supply chain of this business.  We are looking to recruit an MP&L Manager who has proven experience of managing all aspects including; production planning, capacity, material control, inventory management, developing supply chain strategies and CI within a high volume manufacturing business.

The Role:

As MP&L Manager, you will report directly to the Operations Manager and responsibilities will include:

Lead capacity planning activities ensuring delivery against operational requirements and which optimise manufacturing efficiency and costs
Refine systems and methods to continually improve plans to better anticipate customer needs
Assess existing capacity and develop operational plans and forecasts based on future plans for demand.
Manage deviations from the plan that have a financial impact.
Monitor key manufacturing processes for capacity and demand, identify capacity constraints and provide analysis.
Analyse specifications and capacity and undertake appropriate calculations to estimate job requirements in terms of labour, tools, materials and resources.
Review data, trends and diagnose problems and concerns.
Identify and drive improvement initiatives that optimise capacity and ensure the best return on investment without adding risk or disruption
Utilise knowledge and research methods to benchmark capacity planning activities and to drive best practice results
Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives, deliver best practice results and works to make continuous improvements.

The Person:

A proven track record of success/achievement within a similar material and production planning role, demonstrating experience gained within a volume manufacturing environment.
Good understanding of supply chain processes.
Experienced manager used to managing a multi-skilled team.
Excellent MRP/ERP systems experience
Fully proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.
Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver.
Strong analytical, planning and problem-solving skills.
Excellent attention to detail.

With plans to continue to grow and expand this successful business, this is a fantastic opportunity for a talented MP&L Manager, looking for a new and challenging role that will offer career development.  In return for your materials, planning and logistics experience you will be offered a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

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