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Materials Planning Specialist

  • GE Aviation - 500 jobs
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Gloucestershire, England

Job Description Summary Reporting to Dowty Planning Leader this role will be the key link to establishing a Spares planning model, executing and controlling performance for Spares. There will be opportunity to work closely with multiple business functions including commercial, planning, fulfilment & logistics. Inventory is another key aspect for this role, forecasting and helping drive inventory improvement projects across functions.

Job Description Roles and Responsibilities
  • Continuous development of spares planning model, implementation and control
  • Monitor/control stocking locations internationally to support spares demand
  • Monitor spares performance and link in with fulfilment team for continuous improvement to performance level
  • Optimize inventory to support all spares orders
  • Inventory focal - own forecasting overall site inventory and help drive projects to reduce site inventory in line with op plan
  • Report spares WIP levels and owning spares raw material entitlement
  • Prepare dashboards to report on production performance which reflect output and delinquencies against targets
  • Co-ordinate with Logistics site goods in/stores & despatch processes
  • Manage inventory levels and accuracy - reduce excess, increase turns, stock takes
  • Timely release of work orders (MHS) & kits to the shop (Spares)
  • Plan & maintain master production schedule to support OE, Spares and Repairs in the UK shop
  • Work closely with Planning & Fulfilment to understand priorities/timelines. Monitor production performance to the plan, take pro-active actions to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting the plan
  • Work closely with commercial team on spares strategy
  • Maintain Integrity of system (Syteline) - ERP system


Desired Characteristics
  • Proven experience in a manufacturing supply chain position
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with ERP systems (preferably Syteline)
  • Experience in the materials function (Sourcing, Planning, Fulfilment)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the business
  • Flexibility, self-motivation and a can-do attitude are essential
  • A strong team player - able to work to tight deadlines in a busy environment
  • Problem solve and identify process improvements

Flexible Working

Dowty supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At Dowty we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to Dowty we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Performance related Bonus
  • Non-contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Private medical cover
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell


Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Contract
Rating
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Licence
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Posted 5 Aug 2022

Closes 3 Sep 2022

Ref: R3625494

This job was posted to: Planning engineer

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