Materials Planning and Logistics Manager

Arlington Moore Search & Selection Ltd
£56k pa + car, bonus, pension
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Materials Planning and Logistics Manager, North Lincolnshire, Salary up to circa £56,000 plus 10% bonus potential, plus car allowance, Pension and Life Assurance.

Our client is a highly respected manufacturing company who is looking to appoint an experienced Materials Planning and Logistics Manager for their busy site based in North Lincolnshire.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Materials Planning and Logistics Manager will be responsible for providing an integrated approach to managing the total flow of all material and components through the distribution and storage channels from customer through suppliers and back to customer. You will also be responsible for the following:-

- Managing and developing the site's MP&L Department (Materials, Planning and Logistics including Warehouse and Customer Service)
- Delivering strategic and tactical objectives throughout the function, ensuring an efficient operation through all aspects of the department
- Liaising with other UK based operations to ensure that UK annual objectives for improvements and cost reductions are exceeded
- Driving accountability to all areas of the department through the company standard accountability systems
- Using Kaizen and Lean principles to ensure delivery is on time and in full through all external and internal customers with key controls in these areas: - BOM integrity
- Production, Planning and Contingency planning (in line with capacity plans)
- Supplier and materials scheduling
- Supplier and customer interface and visibility
- Stock control (through classic Kanban systems)
- New product launch assistance and support


- Educated to a good standard
- Experience within a similar role and the ability to demonstrate experience of managing a logistics function using JIT methods and Kanban controls in high volume manufacturing environment
- Working knowledge of CI tools and demonstrable results
- Influencing and persuasive style
- Computer literate with Microsoft packages
- Excellent organisation skills with the ability to motive others

Please note that we will try to respond to you, however if you have not heard from us within 14 days then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. All applications are treated confidentially and on no occasion will we pass your CV on to a third party without speaking with you.

This role has been advertised by Arlington Moore Supply Chain which is a division of Arlington Moore. Arlington Moore has been established since 2006 recruiting throughout the UK.

Additional Keywords: Materials Planning, Planning Manager, Logistics Manager, Materials Manager, Operations Manager, Supply Chain Manager.