Materials Planner - SFG Engineering Services, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by SFG Engineering Services on Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  • Reference: 1551907
  • Apply before Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 13 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: SFG Engineering Services

  • Interrogating bills of materials and scientifically estimating requirements when necessary.
  • Materials forecasting with Aluminium raw material as the primary focus
  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit
  • Aluminium Machining management
  • Day-to-day order management and tracking of aluminium deliveries
  • Understand and manage risks to minimise impact on production schedule
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
  • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
  • Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
  • Minimise absolute stock and ensure business is left with minimal liability
  • Develop a forecasting and reporting model
  • Create regular statistical reports and analysis to update others in the organisation
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on time materials to the production line as and when required avoiding disruption to production
  • Overtime and weekend work required when and where required
  • Support assessment and sourcing of suppliers in conjunction with members of the purchasing and projects team
  • Support supplier meeting and negotiations to ensure demand for materials is met. Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team
  • Open to in due course expanding scope of work to include additional raw material management, e.g. Non-aluminium piping, systems fittings.

Candidate Requirements

  • Proven experience in materials planning in a ship building or manufacturing environment will be a requirement for this role.
  • Aluminium Experience in Ship Building
  • Good time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impact the costs, production, manufacture and customer order fulfillment
  • Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel to suppliers to keep production on track
  • Good communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Meticulous & Methodical and able to work autonomously
  • BTech Degree in any relevant technical or Purchasing field
  • Project Management qualification will be advantageous
  • Key account management will be advantageous
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience ideally in Manufacturing, Industrial or Materials handling environment
  • Understanding and developing of supplier relationship with some experience in working with suppliers
  • Knowledge and experience of using ERP (Electronic Requirements Planning) systems or similar
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Dedicated support to all employees: including payroll and all necessary statutory requirements Overseas based partners allowing financial transactions to be made in foreign currencies

The candidates employed are managed by a permanent, highly qualified team of consultants. Our priority is to exceed our clients’ and employees’ expectations at all times.

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