Job title: PLANNING MANAGER [YL1213-09]
Location: Penang
Salary: RM8,000 - RM10,000
Reference: PR/146850
Contact details: Yuki Lim
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Job published: January 07, 2022 09:45
  • Ensure that material scheduling strategy and processes are in place and work effectively in order to ensure material supply meets production requirements with minimum stock levels, whilst optimising costs
  • Take ownership of material planning issues that arise, including over or under delivery and take any follow-up actions especially in the event of material shortages that affect production
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
  • Manage inventory risk and ensure that contingency plans are in place
  • Seek and recommend solutions to overcome issues arising in order to meet production requirements and address operational risks
  • Design, develop and implement flexible solutions to aid business efficiency, drive process improvements and add value
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensure that professional and consistent materials planning processes are applied across the business
  • Ensure that any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system in place is effective and that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required
  • Ensure the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and inventory accuracy at all times and manage and control inventory levels and movements
  • Take overall responsibility for obsolete parts process and ensure the business is left with minimum liability and minimal waste
  • To ensure correct parts/finished assemblies reach correct customers at the correct time
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements
  • Set departmental objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Monitor and ensure that staff under supervision maintain accurate material schedules to get the right materials on-site at the right time