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MP&L Manager

Ref code: DWC99100472
Supply Chain & Logistics
£50k - 60k per year + Bonus
Coventry, West Midlands, England
Office Based
SF Recruitment are recruting an MP&L Manager for a global autmotive tier 1 in Coventry. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • MRP Control & Efficiency: Establish and monitor procedures, methods, projects, policies, and programs aimed at improving MRP control efficiency and company profitability.
  • Warehouse Management: Develop robust material labeling, racking, picking, and kitting processes within a compact in-plant warehouse layout.
  • Quality Assurance Collaboration: Ensure only quality parts are delivered from suppliers to the assembly plant in collaboration with the Quality Manager.
  • Shortage Resolution: Conduct daily part shortage meetings with the Purchase Manager and quickly resolve shortfalls with suppliers.
  • BOM Management: Handle and manage complex vehicle Bill of Material (BOM) documents, including complex assembly levels and multiple logistic suppliers.
  • Inventory Control: Maintain and control appropriate inventory levels both internally and with a significant European Logistics provider.
  • Cross-Departmental Communication: Advise department managers of potential problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Business Plan Objectives: Meet or exceed all objectives and requirements of the business plan.
  • Supplier Correspondence: Follow up on correspondence with suppliers verbally and/or in writing as required.
  • Employee Involvement: Participate in and provide expert advice to Employee Involvement Teams, Kaizen Teams, and occasionally participate on Problem Solving Teams.
  • Health & Safety Compliance: Ensure compliance with Health & Safety rules and housekeeping principles. Correct substandard conditions and practices identified in monthly plant safety audits.
  • Material Sourcing: Assist in sourcing materials, components, outside processes, and contracts.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain the confidentiality of the company and its business.
  • Cost Management: Monitor industry pricing and product cost to maintain overall company profitability.
  • Customs Compliance: Stay informed on changes to Customs Procedures and inform relevant departments, especially regarding NAFTA and the Automotive Trade Agreement.
  • Standards Compliance: Work in compliance with TS16949 Standards and ISO 14001. Ensure due diligence regarding environmental matters and minimize harmful incidents.

Basic Requirements:.

  • Industry Experience: Extensive hands-on experience in Materials or Logistics within a manufacturing environment, preferably within automotive or a similar industry.
  • Legislative Knowledge: Good knowledge of Government legislation in Health & Safety, Labour Relations, Employment Standards, Human Rights, Pay Equity, etc.
  • System Knowledge: Good working knowledge of Purchasing and MRP systems. 
  • Problem Solving: Excellent problem-solving techniques and methods.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees, customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, engineers, etc.
  • Supervisory Skills: Supervisory skills in Interaction and Communication, Orientation, Company Policies, Absenteeism, and Negotiation.
  • Technical Proficiency: Strong knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office.

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