Material Planner

Purpose of the Role
This role is an integral part of the broader scheduling team ? responsible for ensuring material deliveries meet production requirements, as well as managing inventory control processes in order to ensure uninterrupted material supply to conversion sites. This role will work heavily with MRP tables in SAP to release and monitor material movements. This role will be responsible for the overall scheduling of 2-5 material categories for a specific manufacturing site. The ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment is essential. The role works with Plant Scheduling, Supply Planning, Procurement, Quality and Transportation teams, as well as multiple vendor CSRs and account managers and 3PL partners. Attention to detail and leveraging planning tools is necessary to managing the large amount of data processed in this role.
Key Accountabilities
Create and Maintain Static Data
Ensure that all master data pertaining to MRP (e.g., BOMs, recipes, lead-times, batch sizes, etc) is maintained in the appropriate information systems (e.g. SAP, ECC6, APO).
Create and Maintain Dynamic Data
Proactively understand demand/requirement trends to anticipate adjustments.
Create reports to aid effective decision making within the manufacturing environment.
Creating and Analysing Materials Requirement Plan
Manage the materials stocks for interim and finished product planning and re-works.
Plan material deliveries and manage longer term supply chain inventory.
Supplier Collaborative Planning
Create strong relationships with suppliers, production operations, procurement and all other business partners.
Generate, maintain and report on a set of KPIs that demonstrate efficient and effective management of resources under their control.
Generate reports that inform the planning process and facilitate course correction.
Develop reports & KPIs that are relevant to the specific categories this role is responsible for supporting.
Entry Level Requirements ? Capabilities, Skills & Experience
Skills and Capabilities
Strong numerical and analytical skills.
Problem solving ability.
Statistical understanding with the ability to manage and interpret large quantities of information.
Strong networking, influencing and communication skills.
Strong prioritization skills.
The ability to build strong collaborative relationships.
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a planning/procurement role within a fast paced manufacturing environment.
Min 1-2 years ERP systems experience.
2-5 years material planning experience.
Experienced user of proprietary planning systems (e.g. SAP APO, ECC6 or equivalent ERP system).
Minimum B.S. in a business, scientific or mathematical discipline or equivalent supply chain qualification or APICS certification and relevant experience.
Leadership Capabilities
Bring the Diageo Purpose to Life
Be a proactive ambassador for both operation and Market when engaging with stakeholders.
Consistently Deliver Great Performance
Must have the drive and commitment to overcome obstacles and get results together with the ability to work collaboratively to achieve shared outcomes. Disciplined and tenacious.
Create the Conditions for People to Succeed
Supports their team practically as well through encouragement and listening. Develop strong relationships with third parties as business partners for ultimate success on both sides.
Grow Yourself
Create Possibilities
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