Engineering Planning Manager

Bognor Regis
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
05 Jun 2021
03 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The Black Cat Talent Co. are recruiting the position of Planning & Engineering Manager on behalf of their client, a Logistics, Warehousing & Automotive Supply Chain service provider.

The Logistics Planning/Engineering manager will support the whole warehouse operation and support input into the customer logistics and lineside planning processes via Process Change Requests. The role is highly visible within the warehouse and at the customer facility. Agreed company project methodology will be applied to manage all series and future model planning and engineering of future proofed sustainable process and technological innovations.

Summary of main responsibilities:

?? Ensure the safety of all employees in the warehouse as a priority and manage the Vantec safe system of work on site

?? Management of static data set up in parallel with customer processes to improve efficiency and utilization of space (layout), equipment and people including maintenance of sequence and pick zones. Owner of transactional data to drive process analysis and the basis of the fixed and variable commercial offering

?? Co-ordination of new product launch activity and current series improvements to support the longer term

?? Own the time study analysis and material flow documents to support Labour efficiency in line the Scope of Work and financial objectives

?? Participate in regular internal senior management forums and customer planning forums to ensure all proposal and solutions are challenged and documented in official process change requests (PCR)

?? Assure internal sign off for all PCRs, measure their success (Right First Time) and review and apply all lessons learned from PCRs

?? Investigate opportunities for additional scope of work external new business support, cost reductions and joint cost benefit sharing initiatives

?? Agreement & internal ownership of all customer supply concepts and IT Solutions

?? Participate in internal and joint Gemba activity within warehouse and assembly plant to identify opportunities for improvement and challenge existing supply concepts

?? Challenge condition and presentation of all parts and containers both inbound and outbound to customer

?? Ownership of Engineering Change Process (ECP) and coordination of inventory alignment to support run out and reduction of obsolesce

?? Develop, own and Improve all Standard Operating Procedures and Element sheets

?? Drive through effective efficient process changes to relating to improvements in safety, quality, delivery, morale, cost and environment via innovation and Kaizen events

?? Train, coach/mentor, review performance and motivate employees to improve their performance and support disciplinary and grievance processes in line with company policies

?? Recruit new employees (internal, external, permanent, temporary) and support appraisal processes in a fair consistent manner

?? Observe and record process disturbance to inform and drive process improvements & adherence.

Skills and Qualifications required

?? Complex process engineering inc JIT supply chain kitting Automotive a distinct advantage.

?? Deep Analytical/problem solving skills and recognition of need for accuracy, Lean 6 Sigma Green / Black Belt would be a distinct advantage

?? Experienced in implementing and working in accordance with ISO9001:2015 with additional Customer Specific requirements,

?? Excellent verbal and written and customer facing communication and presenting skills.

?? A high degree of computer literacy eg Autocad, MS Office inc Visio, SAP ERP would be a distinct advantage along with Warehouse Management systems and knowledge of interfaces to customer ERP Systems

?? Degree in either Engineering, Supply Chain/Logistics or Business Administration

If you feel that you have the required skills, knowledge & experience to perform this exciting, challenging and senior position, please click to apply