|Description:||For: Material Planner (7059499) 6 months|
Meyer Scott Ref: VR/05417
Material Planner Leicester 6 months - £11.00 - £16.00
For more than 80 years, Caterpillar has designed and implemented the world-class supply chain solutions that have helped make Cat the legend it is today. Caterpillar Logistics Services was established in 1987, bringing the same supply chain know-how to other companies and decision makers. Today Cat Logistics provides fully integrated supply chain solutions that incorporate information technology, warehouse management, transportation management, inventory management and product support.
Global Supply Network Division, which is part of the Caterpillar Enterprise Systems Group, supports its customers - Caterpillars production facilities - by providing world-class manufacturing logistic supply chain solutions.
We have a position within the Global Supply Network Division based at Desford which will report to the UK Customer Services Supervisor.
Working within a Product focused team the Outbound Material Planner has the following major responsibilities:-
Initiate, co-ordinate and participate in activities to ensure accurate customer requirements are received to enable shipment planning
Validate and format the customer demand files for input into MRP using Microsoft Excel
Provide bi-weekly shipment volume forecasting to the Operations team to enable proactive resource planning
Ensure that material picking requirements are planned with the Operations team to achieve the expected shipping dates
Validate shipment accuracy to ensure we meet customer expectations, communicate any changes or shortages in a timely manner
Maintain data accuracy in corporate MRC system for collaborating with customer
Coordinate with the customers transport providers to ensure that deliveries take place on the correct date.
Create and issue shipment packing lists, certifications and invoices as required
Perform all tasks to Caterpillar Production System & 6 Sigma levels of performance
Support and participate in process improvement projects as required
Building Strategic Working Relationships
Planning & Organising
Skills and Experience Required
Previous experience of working within a customer facing role.
Supplier and/or customer Management Experience
Excellent Interpersonal Skills
Excellent Microsoft skills, specifically Excel
Self Motivated with Excellent Attention to detail
Excellent time keeping
Experience within a Manufacturing environment
Knowledge on Glovia
Microsoft Access database
French, German or Italian speaking