We have an in-depth knowledge of the materials management market and work closely with our clients to support with the range of roles that fall within this. We provide our candidates with a variety of opportunities to develop their materials management careers.
Materials and Logistics Co-Ordinator
£20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Butler Ross have a brilliant opportunity for a Materials & Logistics Co-Ordinator to join a manufacturer based in Brecon. This role is instrumental in the Materials, Planning and Logistics (MP&L) function of the company and will be situated within the MP&L team. This role would be a great fit for someone who has just started their career and has experience within a manufacturing environment. Responsibilities of the Materials and Logistics Co-Ordinator Support for all aspects of the Logistics function, from planning to dispatch, including supporting business processes, across the sites. To ensure materials and consumables arrive on site within the agreed time frame and quantities agreed. To ensure the correct packaging and multiples are co-ordinated from the site. Demand forecasting and placing Purchase Orders with suppliers. Monitor and Plan packaging availability, raise orders using customer system. Working closely with suppliers and building strong working relationships. Personal Specification From a manufacturing background. Experience within a Logistics, Materials or Logistics Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and ERP/MRP systems. High communication and customer relations skills. Salary £23,000 This role would be a good fit for a Logistics controller, Logistics coordinator, Materials planner, Stock Controller, Stock Administration, Inventory Coordinator, Logistics Controller, or anyone who has worked in Supply Chain Customer Service and Logistics Customer Service/Account Management.
External Material Scheduler
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
External Material Scheduler An excellent new role for an External Material Scheduler has arisen in one of our global manufacturing firms, based in Newport, with a salary up to £30,000. The External Material Scheduler will report into the Operational Procurement Manager and will be tasked with establishing a realistic short to mid-term supply plan that satisfies the Material Requirements Plan (MRP), direct customer orders, and stock policy targets. Candidates will have previous experience within materials scheduling or materials planning specifically within a high volume, fast paced environment, at material scheduler or material planner level. Role responsibilities of the External Material Scheduler include: To define the supply parameters in the Companies Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP) by item file within individual scope of activity which are consistent with stock targets and the industrial strategy Participate in the Material Requirements Plan (MRP) validation process, analysing and processing exception messages (increase/decrease, progress, delay, cancel an order etc..) resulting from the MRP Accountable for the supplier on-time performance for your defined group of suppliers, informing suppliers of discrepancies and providing resolution where applicable whilst working closely with our internal Quality teams Confirm and communicate requirements and changes resulting from the MRP to the supplier by confirming any necessary modifications that are to be made, communicate to internal customers where applicable, escalating where necessary Issue the schedule agreements or purchase orders in line with ERP recommendations (1st & 2nd tier) Obtain acknowledgement from the supplier for any changes or modifications to requirements Negotiate dead-lines and quantities with suppliers within the limits of the contract established by the Purchasing team (negotiation of dead-lines / quantities, but not pricing) Provide information and visibility necessary to the internal Manufacturing Area and suggest solutions in cases of imbalance Monitor and analyse the impacts of manufacturing defects in terms of yield and if necessary reschedule requirements to ensure commitments can be met, work with the internal scheduler to ensure yield is factored into future planning. This may include managing orders relating to re-work or repair orders back into the business planning schedule Measure and analyse supplier performance in coordination with the Supplier Performance Matrix (where applicable) using the defined metrics and provides the required weekly/monthly reports Analyse the root cause of metrics not at target level and work with the SPM (where applicable) and external supplier to develop the necessary action/recovery plans Oversee the progress of manufacturing on the external supplier's site, manage delivery receipts, follow the flow through to reception of articles, manage administrative disputes and organise supplier returns. Organise regular visits to the external supplier's site to hold progress review meetings or to discuss short term performance issues Monitor external supplier capacity and provide an early warning to the SPM (where applicable) when problems are foreseen Establish and implement actions plans to limit uncertainties and hazards in the short term horizon and work with the external supplier to shorten production cycles within the supplier's manufacturing process Analyse the impacts of requests for technical modifications and other changes within their scope of activity and implement the action plans after these requests have been validated Manage free issue stock and raw materials with suppliers Operate and use efficiently the information systems used in the Supply Chain: i.e. ERP, Supplier Portal, Lean DNA and the desktop tools Participate: (where applicable) In daily control rooms and QRQC sessions In supplier scheduling (capacity and critical material/components) In Stock Takes, Audits and Assessments In rate readiness exercises & capital investment exercises In improvement projects to improve delivery performance In the management of supplier transport, documentation and requests Person Specification of the External Material Scheduler: A good understanding of the workings of an ERP system and previous experience working within an ERP System particularly material scheduling Production or material scheduling experience in fast paced, high volume industry Risk management experience including reduction and assessment of risks Competent Microsoft user inc Word, Excel, PowerPoint Experience of using a Supplier two-way system such as Lean DNA or other business intelligence tools (Desirable) APICS Basics (Desirable) Salary Up to £30k This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within materials as a materials scheduler or materials planner.